Saturday, December 4, 2010

Cover of the Day: December 1956

Leo Lionni,  Art Director 
Alexander Semenoick, Illustrator
Robert Weaver, Illustrator (the frieze)

Original caption: Bright patches on this month's cover are the holdings of oil companies in the tidelands off the Mississippi Delta. The  cover, executed by Alexander Semenoick, is based on a detail of a map prepared by Macha Drafting Col, of Houston. The cover frieze, showing steel construction, was painted by Robert Weaver. 

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