100 Years Ago Today

A History Of Events And Happenings From Exactly One Hundred Years Ago

Issued June 20, 1912

LIFE magazine – Honeymoon Number

Michael Augustine Power was born in Ireland in January 1877. Upon the death of his father, his mother married and he took the name O’Malley in honor of his much loved stepfather. The family moved to Dublin where he studied at The Metropolitan School of Art. He emigrated to New York at the turn of the 20th century and did book illustrations and covers for Life, The Literary Digest, Harper’s and Puck.

A bridge of Cupids help a newly married couple in “Will It Hold?” Power O’Malley cover
June 20, 1912

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