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Catalog Number 2012.60.20
Object Name Envelope
Accession number 2012.60
Description Hand painted envelope depicting two pieces of dynamite or fireworks. Bottom one is exploding. Top one has July 4, 1776-1918 written on it. Hot air balloon in upper left corner.

Envelope was painted by John Ross Myers to his son, Walter Lorain Myers.

From the service of Private Walter L. Myers, 5th Balloon Company, Air Service, AEF.
Date n.d.
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1919
Subjects World War I
Art
Painting
Envelopes
Decorated envelopes
Dynamite
Fireworks