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    World War I Poster (1917). Red Cross Recruitment Poster (28" X 42") "Service." War.
    Offered in this lot is an early Red Cross posters asking for donations of medical surgical dressings to support the war effort. The image by artist Thomas Tryon depicts a nurse with an outstretched hand to the viewer with the national flags of the Allied Nations below her, and examples of the uses of the surgical bandages surrounding the image in an ornate border. A minimally restored poster with an overall presentable appearance. It may have edge wear, creases, tears, some paper loss, minor paper lifts, and unobtrusive stains. The poster has been linen-backed, but no other restoration efforts have been made. Grades on all restored items are pre-restoration grades. Please see full-color, enlargeable image below for more details. Fine on Linen.


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