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Old age must come / So prepare for it by investing in War Savings Certificates. National War Savings Committee. [Poster.]

Publisher:
National War Savings Committee Salisbury Square, E.C.4
Artist:
Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903
Creator:
War Savings Certificates
Physical description:
1 item, multicolor, 100.0 x 62.5 cm
Type:
Posters
Place:
Great Britain
Date:
1917
Notes:
Wt. 35427/2198 100,000 (3653) (E.1878).
Summary:
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.
Publications:
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
Topic:
Fund raising
World War, 1914-1918
Older people
Local number:
2002-2236 (OIPP Neg. No.)
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Princeton University Poster Collection 1863-1948
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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