1942 Cover LIFE World War II Lonely Wife Joan Thorsen Home Front John YLMC1


Please note that this is a cover only! This is a two-color cover of LIFE Magazine for December 21, 1942, featuring a typical World War II "Lonely Wife" portrayed by actress, Joan Thorsen.


This 70+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No natural defects. Light scuff - right margin. No tears. No water damage. There is some light wear along the margin edges.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Two-Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 13.5 inches; 25 x 34 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Photography by John Phillips.