Lest Liberty Perish
This design drawing for WWI bond-drive poster poster has hand written text at the bottom that reads: 'Lest Liberty perish from the face of the Earth. Buy Bonds.' The drawing shows the Statue of Liberty of ruins with Liberty's head lying on a pile of rubble of to the right. New York City is in flames in the background. Done in watercolor and crayon by Joseph Pennell, 1918.