World War I Propaganda (1915). Very Fine- on Linen.Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionWorld War I Propaganda (1915). Very Fine- on Linen. Austrian War Loan Poster (37" X 49.5") "5 ½% Third War Bond," Erwin Punchinger Artwork. All nations faced extraordinary financial costs as a result of WWI, many resorting to war bond programs to gain funding. The Austro-Hungarian Empire was no different, as seen here in this beautiful poster, where a chivalric personification of the country is seen fighting against an onslaught from the Italian army and the Russian navy. Although backed on linen, this first-time offer from Hertiage has had no touchup has been applied to the folds, surface scuffs, creasing in the borders, and edge wear with small tears and chips. Very Fine- on Linen.
Estimate: $1,200 - $2,400.
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