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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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Top 5 Sheet Music Covers of World War I

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Top 5 Sheet Music Covers of World War I

It was one hundred and six years ago this week that a major global conflict began on August 4, 1914. It was known as The Great War, and as history would show, this war certainly lived up to its name, even before it was renamed to the more emasculated-sounding World War I. Although it was a conflict of devastating proportions, it did leave behind an intriguing legacy, most notably in the music and art that it spawned. Today, we'll be exploring the top five sheet music covers of World War I.   5.) 101st Regiment U.S.A. March (1917): Surprisingly, you...

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