The Saturday Evening Post: An Illustrated Weekly
Curtis Publishing Company
May 20, 1916
Volume 188, number 47
Signed and inscribed by Norman Rockwell. Rockwell’s career began in 1913 as art editor for the Boy Scouts of America’s magazine, Boy’s Life, an association that lasted until 1976. The first of his legendary 321 covers for The Saturday Evening Post appeared on May 20, 1916. Rockwell produced illustrations for hundreds of covers, stories, and advertisements for a wide variety of magazines including Literary Digest, Ladies Home Journal, and the humor weeklies Life and Judge.