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Catalog Number 2012.60.11
Object Name Envelope
Accession number 2012.60
Description Hand painted envelope depicting a soldier reading a board with writing on it. This envelope is actually a message to Walter that his father depicted in newspaper headlines as a way of getting around the censors. Powers was the surname of a friend with whom Walter painted in the scene shop. Ross is telling Walter that Powers ahd been called up, passed his Class A test, but wouldn't be joining Walter in camouflage.

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
Censored works