Monday, December 24, 2012

Day Seven of Seven Days of Christmas Celebration


The Saturday Evening Post - December - 1925

I grew up reading The Saturday Evening Post.  It was just as entertaining as People Magazine and certainly more educational.  The covers were often a highlight.  

This beautiful and nostalgic image of Santa giving the toddler a hug was created by Norman Rockwell who likely was the Post's most famous cover illustrator.  Rockwell had a very particular view of life in the US and a great sense of the common man and a special interest in children.

Rockwell began his career illustrating for a magazine I'd not heard of previously, St. Nicholas Magazine which featured stories for children by many very well know writers of the time.

I hope those of you with children or grand-children, nieces, nephews or children etc. will find a nice book to read tonight as they snuggle in their beds waiting for sugar plums to dance in their heads.  The warmth will last for years and the memories forever.

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Thank you for spending time at Studio 24-7.
I hope you have enjoyed my Christmas 
Celebration and thoughts on Santa.
Enjoy your family and friends.
I'll be back soon.


3 comments:

  1. These Santa posts have been wonderful, Terry. Thank you for sharing them and Merry Christmas!

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  2. Thank you, Terry, for sharing all the Santas. Loved this series of posts.

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  3. Thank you Vivien and Mia. It was fun and I'm happy you enjoyed them.

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