The Invention of the Snowman

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World's Largest Snowman

Olympia the snow woman is 122 feet, one inch high and set a new Guinness world record.
Is actually a snow woman. Olympia the snow woman is 122 feet, one inch high and set a new Guinness world record. Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license

Snowman Pictures

Enjoy these whimsical pictures of snowman related inventions from works registered with the Patent and Trademark Office. The history of the snowman of course predates the patent system. Historian, Bob Eckstein, author of History of the Snowman, stated that no one knows who invented the very first snowman, however, he feels that the first man of snow was made in medieval times, the medieval Book of Hours from 1380 contains the very first illustration found of a snowman.

Olympia was made by the folks of Bethel, Maine, and named after Maine senator Olympia Snowe. The snowman or to be more precise the snow woman was 122 feet, one inch high and broke the Guinness world record for the largest snowman. Olympia was built in a little over a month to build, she is dressed in a 100 foot scarf, has 27 foot evergreen trees for arms, and eyelashes made from old skis.

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Snowman Trademarks

Snowman Trademarks
TM REG 1644552. USPTO
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Snowman Trademarks

Snowman Trademarks
TM REG 0771990. USPTO
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Snowman Mold

Snowman Mold
PAT 4161341. USPTO
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Snowman Mold

Snowman Mold
PAT 5632926. USPTO
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Snow Mold

Snow Mold
PAT 5851415. USPTO
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Snowman Pillow Ornamental

PAT D411069
Ornamental Child's Pillow in the Fanciful Form of a Snowman PAT D411069. USPTO
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Snowman Bottle

Combined Snowman Bottle and Cap
Combined Snowman Bottle and Cap PAT D33261. USPTO
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Snowman Lawn Bag

Lawn Leaf Bag with Printed Snowman Image
Lawn Leaf Bag with Printed Snowman Image PAT D414686. USPTO
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Snowman Hat Container

Snowman Hat Container
PAT D267210. USPTO
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Face for a Snowman or the Like

Face for a Snowman or the Like
PAT D312114. USPTO
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Snowman Accessory Kit

Snowman Accessory Kit
PAT D315001. USPTO
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Snowman Accessory Kit

Snowman Accessory Kit
PAT 5380237. USPTO
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Snowman Accessory Kit

Snowman Accessory Kit
PAT D382317. USPTO
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Snowman Trademarks

Snowman Trademarks
TM REG 0707437. USPTO
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Snowman Plush Toy

Combined Snowman Figure Plush Toy and Basket
Combined Snowman Figure Plush Toy and Basket PAT D320630. USPTO
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Snowman Trademarks

Snowman Trademarks
TM REG 1389271. USPTO
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Snowman Trademarks

Snowman Trademarks
TM REG 0754758. USPTO
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Snowman Trademarks

Snowman Trademarks
TM REG 0707437. USPTO
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Snowman Mailbox

Mail Box Simulative of a Snowman
Mail Box Simulative of a Snowman PAT D371889. USPTO
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Snowman Doll

Snowman Doll
Adorable PAT D296807. USPTO
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Snowman Ornament

Snowman Ornament
PAT D398258. USPTO
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Macrame Frame Snowman

Macrame Frame Snowman
PAT D293974. USPTO
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Little Mini Snowman Game

Little Mini Snowman Game
PAT 4943060. USPTO
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Snow Mold

Snow Mold
A rabbit shaped mold makes a snow rabbit. PAT5788873. USPTO