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Catalog Number 2012.60.39
Object Name Envelope
Accession number 2012.60
Description Hand painted envelope depicting Hermes (Greek messenger god) who is holding a plane in his right hand. Hot air balloon to left of center image.

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
Decorated envelopes