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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:American or French (20th century)
Title:Greeting Card: "Vive l'Amerique"
Date Made:ca. 1918
Type:Print; Documentary Artifact
Materials:etching
Measurements:Sheet: 6 7/16 in x 4 15/16 in; 16.4 cm x 12.5 cm; Plate: 4 13/16 in x 3 13/16 in; 12.2 cm x 9.7 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Vive l'Amerique exterior; "1918-1919 Meilleurs Voeux" interior
Accession Number:  AC 1982.74
Credit Line:Gift of Jacques Fischer
1982-74.jpg

Description:
Eagle flying over stormy sea. American flag at top of etching with "Vive l'Amerique" printed on it. Interior "1918-1919, Meilleurs Voeux" A helmet entwined in branch.

Tags:
birds; birds; World War, 1914-1918; flags; weather; seas; storms; national identity; symbolism; advertising

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