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U.S.A. Bonds--weapons for liberty

GC002.02.126g (RS130029)

Description

This Third Liberty Loan campaign was an appeal through the Boy Scouts of America to encourage youth to sell war bonds. This J.C. Leyendecker illustration tells the story of Lady Liberty being prepared for war by a young scout handing her a sword.

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Details

Collection Name
Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s
Collection Code
GC002
Dates
ca. 1917
Acquisition Type
Estate
Date of Acquisition
1987-1988
Physical Description
1 lithograph
Dimensions
20x 30(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Graphic Materials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR126gOVR
Prints and Engravings Collection number: PR126e2OVR
Credit Line
Sears Estate, 1987-1988
GUSN
198883
Reference Code
GC002.02.126g

Record details

Originator
American Lith. Co. (Lithographer)
Leyendecker, J. C. (Joseph Christian), 1874-1951 (Artist)
Other Organizations
Boy Scouts of America
Descriptive Terms
bonds (negotiable instruments)
propaganda
wars
world wars
Material Type
color lithographs
prints (visual works)
Subjects
Liberty
World War I
Location Note
Vertical file 4: OVR 121-130
Physical Access Restrictions
Excellent with a small tear at the top right.

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