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Sunrise or sunset own a Liberty Bond

Sunrise or sunset own a Liberty Bond

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Buy wall art of this image titled: Sunrise or sunset own a Liberty Bond, from the World War I Posters Collection by Second Story Prints. Top quality print reproductions available now!

  • Tags
    • Statue of Liberty (New York, N.Y.)--1910-1920.
    • World War, 1914-1918--Economic & industrial aspects--United States.
    • War bonds & funds--1910-1920.
    • Flags--American--1910-1920.
  • Notes
    • Caption label from exhibit "World War I ...": Eugenie De Land's Design for Liberty Bond Poster. One of the few female artists designing posters during the war, Eugenie De Land drew this original watercolor design for her second Liberty Loan poster. Its message suggests that the viewer's actions determine whether the sun rises or sets as the evening sky transforms into an American flag over the Statue of Liberty. De Land studied under illustrator Howard Pyle at Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry before beginning her thirty-five-year career as an art teacher. She taught in Washington, D.C., at the Corcoran School of Art and McKinley High School before retiring in 1942.
    • Title from item.
    • Caption continues: A Liberty Bond is a U.S. government bond. The best security in the world. It bears interest and is readily saleable.
    • Promotional goal: U.S. J8. 1917.
    • Exhibited: "World War I : American Artists View the Great War" in the Graphic Arts Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., May - November 2016.
  • Original Date: 1917
  • Formats: Drawings--American--1910-1920.
  • Creators: De Land, Eugenie, 1872-
  • Original Publisher: 1917
  • Reference #: 2001695176
  • SKU #: 892F814E
  • Part of Collection: World War I Posters
  • Link to original at the Library of Congress: Sunrise or sunset own a Liberty Bond
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