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    The Americans Are Coming by Tomi Ungerer (c. 1967). Anti-War Poster (21" X 26.75"). Miscellaneous.
    French artist Jean-Thomas "Tomi" Ungerer has published over 140 books ranging from much loved children's books to very controversial adult work using sharp social satire and aphorisms. This piece is a twist on the famously known American phrase of "The Redcoats are Coming" from the Revolutionary War to that of "The Americans are Coming," to protest the United States involvement in the Vietnam War. The poster was meant to expose the hypocrisy of the United States' government undertakings. A restored poster that displays signs of use. May include light edge wear, minor creases, very small tears, and smudges. There is minor touchup to the lower left corner area. Grades on all restored items are pre-restoration grades. Please see full-color, enlargeable image below for more details. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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