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Covering Christmas
     

Covering Christmas

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by Blue Lantern Studio (Compiler)
 

In the first half of the 20th century magazines were a central part of American life, helping to make us what we were and showing us what we had become. The cover was believed to be the most important aspect of the magazine, stating by its appearance the tone of the publication and defining its audience. Many great illustrators labored in this era to create month

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In the first half of the 20th century magazines were a central part of American life, helping to make us what we were and showing us what we had become. The cover was believed to be the most important aspect of the magazine, stating by its appearance the tone of the publication and defining its audience. Many great illustrators labored in this era to create month after month of powerfully attractive covers. Some of the illustrators, included here. are: Neysa McMein, Helen Dryden, John Falter, Herbert Paus, Dynevor Rhys, Norman Rockwell, Frank Schoonover, Maginel Barney, J.C. Leyendecker, James Montogomery Flagg and Jessie Willcox Smith. The 95 covers are included in 9 thematic sections:
- Looking Forward to Christmas
- Christmas Shopping
- Decorating the Home
- The Christmas Tree
- Santa Claus
- The Birthday of the Christ Child
- Gift Giving
- Gift Receiving
- The Joy Of Christmas

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781595830036
Publisher:
Laughing Elephant
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Pages:
105
Product dimensions:
8.08(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.43(d)

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The Blue Lantern Studio creates books and stationery from its library of books, paintings, and ephemera. It believes that images and words, properly mated, create new and powerful messages.

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Covering Christmas 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
jhh327 More than 1 year ago
This is a perfect and unique gift for anyone who loves Christmas and/or art. Along with descriptions of vintage Christmas and winter magazine covers, the covers themselves are vividly colored and printed on glossy heavy stock paper, beautiful for framing.