100 Years Ago Today

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

Issued December 5, 1912

Angus MacDonall came from the Midwest but eventually migrated east to become part of the Westport, Connecticut art colony. A prolific illustrator of American life often with a humorous, home-spun themes MacDonall worked notably for LIFE magazines well as Harper’s, Scribner’s American Magazine, Ladies’ Home Journal, and covers for Saturday Evening Post. He was also a frequent contributor to ad campaigns notably for Jell-O.

LIFE’s Christmas Number cover shows Santa unsuccessfully trying to climb a Native American teepee.

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LIFE magazine cover art
December 5, 1912
Christmas Number
“Darn Those Steep Roofs”
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