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 structure, with Kent's awesome illustrations, this fascinating souvenir variation is certain to please a brand new iteration of readers.
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He has again fulfilled a life-long goal by creating his culture rather than being created by it. Back in New York after seven months in Alaska, and encouraged by a successful show of his sketches, Kent wrote Wilderness: A Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska. Its publication Page 7 in 1920, timed to coincide with a show of his Alaska paintings, began Kent's rise to fame. Years later, he excerpted the Christmas chapters from Wilderness, made some minor changes to them, and designed a gift book published in 1941 by the American Artists Group.
There it stands and dries its leaves while Rockwell and I prepare the feast. Both stoves are kept burning and the open door lets in the cool air. Everything goes beautifully; the wood burns as it should, the oven heats, the kettle boils, the beans stew, the bread browns in the oven just right, and the new pudding sauce foams up as rich and delicious as though instead of the first it were Page 28 the hundredth time I'd made it. And now everything is ready. The clock stands at a quarter to three.
What shall it be? Wait! It is midnight. I've just finished a good drawing. The lamp is about at its accustomed low markyesterday it had to be filled twice! Those nights when without a clock I sat up so late and to so uncertain an hour I have discovered by the lamp and the clock together to have been really long. My bedtime then was after two or three o'clockbut I arose later. To-day I finished a little picture for Olson, and so did Rockwell. These were forgotten in my list of presents as I've just written it.