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Complete Explanation:
An advertising card or box label for New York tobacco distributor C. H. Lilienthal, featuring the figure of "Young America." The boy is a much younger counterpart of the central figure in "The Young America Schottisch" (1no. 1855-5). Both figures wear a short jacket, bold plaid trousers, and silk tie. Both prints, loosely but skillfully drawn, appear to be the work of a single artist. In keeping with the militaristic spirit of the present work, the youth stands holding a large, billowing American flag on the ramparts of a fortress. Behind him is a large cannon and another American flag.

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