Untitled (Lady Advertising Saving Bonds)

Charles C. Dawson

DuSable Museum of African American History

DuSable Museum of African American History

Watercolor depicting a woman dressed in patriotic garb. She wears a red liberty cap, a red and white striped dress, a blue jacket with white stars, and yellow heels. She sits on a marble or stone bench whose side features an emblem of an eagle and shield, the Great Seal of the United States. In her left arm, she holds a fasces, or bundle of rods, wrapped in red cord with an axe at the top. In her right hand, she holds several large savings bonds, in amounts up to 1000. Behind her is an eagle statue and a decorative roundel featuring an image of a squirrel on a tree branch.

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  • Title: Untitled (Lady Advertising Saving Bonds)
  • Creator: Charles C. Dawson