Let's Save Money

Let's Save Money

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Description (Brief)

Original artwork for the book, Let's Save Money, by Loyta Higgins with illustrations by Violet Lamont, and published by Simon & Schuster in New York, New York, in 1958.

Violet Lamont was born in New York and studied at the University of Kansas. She worked for Little Golden Books from 1953-1959 and was best known for her activity books, including her illustrations for books on learning the ABCs and numbers. The cover of the book has 4 circular slots for holding pennies, encouraging children to save money. Hanging in the window is the sign "BUY U.S. SAVINGS BONDS," another popular way to encourage investing money.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Illustration
Date made
1958
maker
LaMont, Violet
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13 3/8 in x 10 1/2 in; 33.9725 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
1992.0634.065
accession number
1992.0634
catalog number
1992.0634.065
Credit Line
Gift of Western Publishing Company, Inc. (through Richard Bernstein)
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