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    World War I Propaganda (Strobridge Lithograph Co., 1917) Folded, Fine+. Liberty War Bonds Poster (29.5" X 39") "Keep These Off the U.S.A." John Norton Artwork. War. Shortly after the U.S. formally entered the first World War, the government created the Committee on Public Information (CPI) to create a poster campaign aimed at recruiting soldiers, supporting the Red Cross, and launching four Liberty Bond campaigns. The first two campaigns debuted in 1917, followed by two more in 1918, and a Victory Loan campaign in early 1919. This original poster designed by John Norton sends a powerful message with its image of bloodstained boots set against a black background, each imprinted with a tri-color German armorial insignia of the Imperial Eagle. An unrestored poster with good color and an overall very presentable appearance. It may have edge and fold wear, light creasing, tears, very minor paper loss, and/or faint stains. There are minor splices in the lower border, as well as cellophane tape on the verso. Folded, Fine+.


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