About: Diana Denny

Diana Denny Diana Denny received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from long enough ago to qualify as a historical document itself. She has spent many hours in what is a playground for history buffs, The Saturday Evening Post archives.

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Classic Covers: School Daze

The librarian on Dick Sargent’s February 1956 cover can’t figure out why Jimmy seems so engrossed with his history homework. Notice the gloppy fountain pen... More

Classic Covers: Listen to This!

“Eavesdropping” was a common theme for our illustrators. If “curiosity is the very basis of education,” to quote writer Arnold Edinborough, then some very curious... More

Ellen Pyle and Children
Classic Covers: Ellen Pyle

The first career retrospective of Ellen Pyle’s art will be on display from August 1, 2009, to January 2, 2010, at the Delaware Art Museum.... More

Classic Covers: Old Glory

Uncle Sam makes an appearance with the U.S. flag on the July 13, 1901, cover, staking the flag into Britain with steel bars, representing the... More

Classic Covers: Ivan Dimitri

The first racecar appeared on one of our covers in 1909, but it's Ivan Dimitri's 1937 illustration of a driver preparing for the race that... More

Rockwell’s Willie Gillis

Two lovely ladies are at their mailboxes, but the situation isn’t pretty. Seems both have been communicating with the same soldier, Willie Gillis. Not the... More

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