The origin of the story of Baby New Year and Father Time is hard to pinpoint, though depictions of the pair date back to the 17th Century.
Since then, these symbols for the birth of the New Year have been popular with many artists. We take a look at some of our favourite images of the dynamic duo...
One of the first New Year baby covers for The Saturday Evening Post by J.C. Leyendecker. The series would go on to span nearly twenty years, 1908-1927.
Father Time retreats, leaving a trail of strikes, unemployment and over taxation in his footsteps, in this image by Irish political cartoonist John Fergus O'Hea, also known as Spex.
A political cartoon by Vaughn Shoemaker sees New Year Baby 1939 receiving some sage advice.
New Year Baby 1944 isn't impressed by his welcome in this cover illustration for Canadian publication Star Weekly.