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Catalog Number 2012.60.46
Object Name Envelope
Accession number 2012.60
Description Hand painted envelope depicting a soldier holding a signal flag in right hand and torch in left hand. Soldier has a conversation bubble: "O Boy the Army Life for Me / ITOLJERSO".

"ITOLJERSO" is slang for "I told you so".

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
Cartoons (Commentary)
Humorous pictures
Signals & signaling
Signal flags