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    World War I Propaganda (American Red Cross, 1918). Poster (20.5" X 27.5") "Motherless, Fatherless, Starving; How Much to Save These Lives?" War.
    Artist Arthur Crisp provides the powerful image of a nurse bringing aide to several homeless children, as a woman on her knees hands the nurse an infant. The Red Cross used this poster and others to help raise money for the war efforts; this one in particular was advertising the War Fund Week that took place in 1918 for the week of May 20th-27th. An unrestored poster with good color and an overall very presentable appearance. It may have edge and fold wear, pinholes, tears, slight paper loss/chips along the borders, soft creases, light dust shadows, and minor stains. There is archival tape on the verso. Please see full-color, enlargeable image above for more details. Folded, Fine+.


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