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    Recruiting Poster (U.S. Army, 1910s). Poster (30" X 41") "Men Wanted for the Army," Michael P. Whelan Artwork.
    Sending out a call for new recruits, this pre-WWI recruitment poster uses the West's wide open plains to attract intrepid young men to the service. The stately illustration comes from the brush of Michael P. Whelan, who would continue to make recruitment posters until after the US joined the the first world war. This beautiful stone litho piece has touchup to a couple of pinholes, mild border tears, and creases. There is unaddressed staining in the bottom border, and the linen has been trimmed to the borders, but not into the poster itself. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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