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Title
If you can't enlist - invest : Buy a liberty bond : defend your country with your dollars
Creator
McCay, Winsor, artist
Star Co., publisher
Date Created and/or Issued
1914
1915
1916
1917
1918
1919
1920
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Prints and Ephemera
Rights Information
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Description
Prints, advertising; Image of an allegorical bare-chested male warrior figure with a headband labeled "America" wielding a sword and shield emblazoned with an American eagle emblem and the words "Liberty Loan" in a fight against four attacking figures: one labeled "Devastation," a wolf labeled "Starvation," a man with a dagger labeled "War," a striking snake labeled "Pestilence," and a skeleton labeled "Death"; the poster promotes the sale of United States Liberty Bonds during World War I.
Date based on year supplied for copy held by the Library of Congress. "Winsor McCay"--text, artist's signature in stone, bottom right of image. "Local No. 1 / Union Label 37 / Amalgamated Lithographers of America / New York"--text, stamp-logo design, bottom left margin. "Character / Quality / Enterprise / Accuracy / New York American / An American Paper for the American People"--text, sheet attached to bottom center margin. "© Star Co."--text, bottom right margin.
Type
image
Extent
1 lithograph : color printed ; overall 106.52 x 70.8 cm (41 15/16 x 27 7/8 in.)
Identifier
priWWI_L_104
414749
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p9539coll1/id/23598
Subject
Debts, Public--United States
Liberty bonds
World War, 1914-1918--Finance--United States
New York American
Lithographs--Color--1900-1925. (gmgpc)
War posters--American--1910-1920. (gmgpc)
Source
Huntington Collection
World War I
Your Country Calls
Prints and Ephemera, Huntington Digital Library

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