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    World War I Propaganda Poster (British & Canadian Recruiting Mission 1917). Poster (28" X 41)."Britishers, You're Needed--Come Across Now."
    With only a small army and no policy of conscription upon entering WWI, Britain responded to the urgent need for more men by quickly releasing a steady flow of recruitment posters. Offered here is fine example of such a poster, with brilliant artwork by Lloyd Myers. In an appeal for Canadian and British citizens to join the war, an earnest man in a suit reaches across the globe from North America to shake the hand of a courageous soldier standing guard over Great Britain and France. The poster has been mounted on linen and has pinholes in the corners, small tears in the borders, and tape stains from the verso in the upper border and lower section. Fine+ on Linen.


    Estimate: $400 - $600.

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    July, 2011
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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