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    World War I Propaganda (Emergency Fleet Corp., 1918). Poster (40" X 54.5") "On the Job for Victory," Jonas Lie Artwork.
    Productivity, when it came to the manufacturing of ships, during World War I helped lead the United States to victory. In an attempt to encourage citizens to do their part, the Emergency Fleet Corporation created gorgeous posters to drive the point home. Known for his colorful and beautiful works of the coastlines of New England and the construction of the Panama Canal, artist Jonas Lie paints a magnificent image of the ongoing production of massive U.S. ships. Prior to restoration, the poster showed chips and tears in the borders, an extended tear from the right border into the image area with a chip, another tear from the left border that extends into the image, as well as a chip in the upper left corner into the background. There was a chip in the bottom right corner that has been reattached and touch up applied. Fantastic professional restoration has the poster displaying beautifully. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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