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Catalog Number 2012.60.41
Object Name Envelope
Accession number 2012.60
Description Hand painted envelope depicting a soldier holding balloons outside a circus tent. Front of marquis says: "Uncle Sam's Greatest Show on Earth". Banner says: "Main Entrance". Caption in lower left corner: "O, You Lil Baloon Boy".

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
Humorous pictures
Cartoons (Commentary)