Please note this is the cover only.
This is an original 1918 color cover for the May 11th, 1918 issue of The Literary Digest featuring illustrated content regarding the Army by Henry F. Wireman. One interesting note is the "Notice to Reader" at the top: "When you finish reading this magazine place a 1 cent stamp on the notice, hand same to any postal employee and it will be places in the hands of our soldiers or sailors at the front.
This 94+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.
Period Paper is please to offer a collection of color covers from the Literary Digest ranging from 1918 to 1934 during the Great Depression. Each cover is a work of work, and many depict famous events in the history of the United States.
This piece was illustrated by Wireman, Henry F. . Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Weapons, Barracks, Helmet, Army Green