Tag Archives: Inside Illustrations

Classic Art: Leading Ladies

From the 1940s through the 1960s, you could read steamy romance stories in The Saturday Evening Post. We know, you’re shocked. But just as much fun as the stories were the sultry illustrations. We call them our “Leading Ladies.” Campy, vampy and, well, not always politically correct, these ladies were definitely not June Cleaver. ... More

Classic Covers: How Labor Has Changed

You don’t often see a coachman these days, or a blacksmith. In honor of Labor Day, we invite you to think of other professions that have ceased to exist as you enjoy yesterday’s labors as shown on our covers. ... More

Classic Covers: The Art of Speeding

So you’re feeling sorry for yourself because you got a speeding ticket. Well, maybe it will help to know that speeding is nothing new. Okay, maybe it won’t help, but you’ll have a great time looking at these old Post and Country Gentleman covers. ... More

Classic Covers: August Cool-Down

Is there any relief from this heat? Yes! It’s August, and the dog days of summer are upon us, but we found delightful covers from 1912 to 1955 showing ways to get wet and cool down. We wouldn’t recommend all of them. ... More

Classic Art: Forgotten Country Gentleman Covers

I fell in love with this 1977 Country Gentleman cover when I ran across it in the archives recently. CG was a sister magazine to The Saturday Evening Post, and I got to wondering: What other hidden treasures lurk in the Country Gentleman stacks? ... More

Classic Covers: Calling All Gardeners

So your tomatoes are a little bit smaller than you expected. We can’t help with gardening tips (at least in the “Featured Artists” segment), but we can show you covers from The Saturday Evening Post and The Country Gentleman that will make you want to grab your gardening gloves and get started. ... More

Spring Cleaning

Ready for spring cleaning? We have terrific Saturday Evening Post covers from the past to inspire you and get you raring to go! Or, if nothing else, to show that misery loves company. ... More
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