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Top 5 Life Magazine Covers (1900-1909)

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Top 5 Life Magazine Covers (1900-1909)

One of the richest legacies left by any vintage magazine is the art it contains, and especially the cover, if done right. Life Magazine, especially, has left us with a superb array of artistic covers that, even today, arouse a sense of fascination and wonder. Three weeks ago, I took you on a journey through the history of Life Magazine's illustration, and today I decided to follow up on that by showing you the covers I personally like best. Let's get started. 5.) Her Day, by Charles Dana Gibson (July 2, 1903): Color will always make any design pop, and...

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