Old age must come / So prepare for it by investing in War Savings Certificates. National War Savings Committee. [Poster.]
National War Savings Committee Salisbury Square, E.C.4
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903
War Savings Certificates
1 item, multicolor, 100.0 x 62.5 cm
Wt. 35427/2198 100,000 (3653) (E.1878).
Elderly woman wearing black dress and white bonnet seated in a chair --a reproduction of the famous painting by James McNeill Whistler, "Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 1: Portrait of the Painter's Mother," popularly called "Whistler's Mother." "Old Age Must Come" is superimposed over the painting at the top with the remaining text underneath.
Reproduced with Archives Center credit line in "Whistler's Mother: An American Icon," ed. by Margaret F. MacDonald. Aldershot, Hampshire ; Burlington, VT, USA : Lund Humphries, 2003,.p. 132