Loretta Hines Howard collected and donated the crèche figures to the museum. Her daughter, Linn Howard, now oversees the installation. She and Mary Jane Pool, formerly editor in chief of House & Garden magazine, also collaborated on Abrams’ previous volume on the Angel Tree. Elliott Erwitt, the noted Magnum photographer, also photographed the previous book. Now, using state-of-the art digital photography, he recaptures the beauty and grandeur of the Angel Tree.