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Young America. The Child of Liberty
Young child with blonde curly hair wearing a helmet and holding a shield and sword against proper left shoulder. From the Inventory Listing of Sidney A. Alpert "Young America / The Child of Liberty - S "
Currier & Ives produced a number of patriotic prints to celebrate the centennial of American independence. This small boy, a symbol of the new country, holds a shield with the American eagle and carries a spear. He also wears an Ancient Greek-style helmet, a tribute to the democratic traditions after which the young country modeled itself.
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