“Soldiers Funeral” comes from the cover of the May 31, 1919, Memorial Day issue of the Saturday Evening Post.
American illustrator J.C. Leyendecker created over 400 magazine covers between 1896 and 1950, 322 of them for the Saturday Evening Post. Leyendecker lent his artistic talents to the war effort by painting recruitment posters throughout WWI.

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