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Cesare, Oscar Edward (1883-1948) "1492 Oct. 12 1918, Liberty Day"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09814 Author/Creator: Cesare, Oscar Edward (1883-1948) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Poster Date: 1918 Pagination: 1 lithograph ; 64 x 46 cm. Order a Copy

One poster depicting Christopher Columbus pointing towards the Statue of Liberty, holding a lit torch. Above the scene is a printed date, "1492 Oct. 12 1918" and below the scene is the text, "Liberty Day."

Columbus, Christopher, 1451-1506

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