U*S*A Bonds - Third Liberty Loan Campaign - Boy Scouts of America - Weapons for Liberty
Date: 1918
Medium: Commercial lithograph
Dimensions: sheet: 30 × 20 in. (76.2 × 50.8 cm)
Illustration Citation: Advertising poster for Third Liberty Loan Campaign for United States war bonds, 1918
Credit Line: Found in collection, 2008
Object Number: 2008-10
About: This is one of J. C. Leyendecker's most famous posters, featuring a Boy Scout and the flag-draped Statue of Liberty holding a large shield with the crest of the United States. The latter, combined with the Boy Scout's elaborate sword, suggests wars of antiquity.
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