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    World War I Propaganda (1916). Russian War Loan Poster (26" X 39.5") "Buy Military 5 ½% Loan," Vladimir Varmansky Artwork.
    Published in February 1916, this war loan poster was created in an effort to help the Russian (and the Czar's) cause in WWI. Although Russia had entered the war in 1914 with the largest of all the armies (over 1.4 million men), by early 1916, it had sustained considerable losses. Prior to the new offensive in May, the country needed to replenish its war supplies and funding, in part reflected in this poster. No touchup has been applied to this linenbacked, country of origin poster, which shows a few mild tears, with one extending into the right background. Very Fine- on Linen.


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