Poster promoting Walter Mondale for president and Geraldine Ferraro for vice president, 1984. Artcraft, Bozeman, "authorized and paid for by" Montana Citizens for Liberty, Missoula.
Artwork depicts Ferraro raising the American flag on a battlefield, Mondale (in top hat) immediately behind and to her right, holding a musket with Equal Rights Amendment banner attached to the bayonet; the legend, LIBERTY, above; MONDALE-FERRARO, below. Captioned, "Liberty Leading the People - 1984." Notes that the design was inspired by the famous painting by Eugène Delacroix (inset), commemorating the July Revolution of 1830, which toppled Charles X of France.
A graphic tour de force, this memorable poster from 1984 celebrates the historical milestone of the first woman on a major party presidential ticket.