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Catalog Number 2012.60.4
Object Name Envelope
Accession number 2012.60
Description Hand painted envelope depicting the Coat of Arms for the United States (eagle, shield, scroll, arrows, and olive branch). Banner below Coat of Arms says Priv. Walter L. Meyer, France, 5th Ballon Company. In upper left corner is a message: "We Are Buying Liberty Bonds / Dad".

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
Symbols
Coats of arms
Eagles