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

Collection Type

  • art

Date

ca. 1917

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 121-130

GUSN

GUSN-198883

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wars
world wars
propaganda
bonds (negotiable instruments)
color lithographs
prints (visual works)

Additional Identification Number

Prints and Engravings Collection number PR126gOVR
Prints and Engravings Collection number PR126e2OVR

Physical Description

1 lithograph

Collection Code

GC002

Collection Name

Prints and engravings collection, 1830s-1920s

Date of Acquisition

1987-1988

Reference Code

GC002.02.126g

Acquisition Type

Estate

Image Dimensions

20 x 30 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Sears Estate, 1987-1988

Record Details

Originator

Leyendecker, J. C. (Joseph Christian), 1874-1951 (Artist)
American Lith. Co. (Lithographer)

Material Type

color lithographs
prints (visual works)

Other Organizations

Boy Scouts of America

Subjects

World War I
Liberty

Restrictions

Excellent with a small tear at the top right.

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 4: OVR 121-130