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DescriptionWorld War I Propaganda (U.S. Government Printing Office, 1917). Fine+ on Linen. Third Liberty Loan Poster (20" X 30") "Weapons for Liberty," J.C. Leyendecker Artwork.
This striking image of a Boy Scout handing Lady Liberty a sword engraved with the motto "Be Prepared" comes courtesy of artist Joseph Christian Leyendecker. Leyendecker proved to be one of the most preeminent illustrators in America during the early 20th century. Best known for his poster, book and advertising illustrations, he would produce over 300 covers for The Saturday Evening Post. Restoration has made corrections to some of the pinholes, minor chips, and a few tears, including a tear from the top border through Lady Liberty's image into her torso. Unaddressed wear includes a few pinholes and a small scratch in the lower text.
Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000.
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