1956 Cover Saturday Evening Post Hospital Social Appendix Surgery Hughes SEP5


Please note that this is a cover only.

This is an original 1956 color cover for the February issue of The Saturday Evening Post, featuring an image by George Hughes of a man fresh out of appendicitis surgery, unimpressed by the lack of compassion and sympathy as his friends and family engage in a hospital social hour around him.


This 55+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light creasing. No natural defects. Some moderate surface rub. Small chip - bottom left corner. No water damage. Please note that there is a mailing sticker in the bottom right corner of this cover.

  • Product Type: Original Cover; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 13.5 inches; 27 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)

This piece was illustrated by Hughes, George. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Medical, Spring Flowers, Gladiola, Gladiolas, Long Stemmed Flowers, Floral, Botanical, Be Gay Book, Cigar, Cigarette, Smoking, Tobacco, Hospital Room, Surgical

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