By Rockwell Kent
First released in 1941, A Northern Christmas is Rockwell Kent's uplifting account of the 1918 Christmas he spent together with his 9-year previous son in a one-room, moss-caulked log cabin on a distant Alaskan Island. released right here in its unique layout, with Kent's remarkable illustrations, this fascinating souvenir version is certain to please a brand new new release of readers.
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Originally published: New York : American Artists Group, 1941. Kent, Rockwell, 18821971. ArtistsUnited StatesBiography. Renard Island (Alaska)Description and travel. Title. " At age thirty-six, the New York artist found himself with his nine-year-old son on Fox Island at the entrance to Resurrection Bay, about twelve miles south of Seward, Alaska. " It was to be no easy quest. Lars Olson, a seventy-one-year-old Swede and Alaskan pioneer who ran a goat and fox farm on the island, welcomed the Kents by of- Page 6 fering them an old goat shed.
Then all amazed and wondering those two children come in. Who knows which is the more entranced? " Page 30 Fox Island, Christmas 1918 Olives P ickles Spaghetti a la Fox Island Beans a la Resurrection Bay Murphies en Casserole Cranberry Sauce Plum Pudding Magnifique Sauce a la Alaska Rum Demi Tasse Nuts Raisins Bon-bons Home Sweet Home Cider Music by the German Band Page 31 And the presents are handed out. For Olson this picture from Rockwell. Ah, he thinks it's wonderful! Then for Rockwell this booka surprise from Seward.
Page 20 So Rockwell and I explored the woods, at first reverently treading one path, so that the snow about us might still lie undisturbed. But soon the cub in the boy broke out and he rolled in the deepest thickets, shook the trees down upon himself, lay still in the snow for me to cover him completely, washed his face till it was crimson, and wound up with a naked snow-bath. I photographed him standing thus in the deep snow at the water's edge with the mountains far off behind him. Then he dried himself at the roaring fire we'd made ready and felt like a new boyif that can be imagined.