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    World War I Propaganda (U.S. Government Printing Office, 1917). Very Fine on Linen. Third Liberty Loan Poster (20" X 30") "Weapons for Liberty," Joseph Christian Leyendecker Artwork.
    This striking image of a Boy Scout handing Lady Liberty a sword engraved with the motto "Be Prepared" comes courtesy of artist Joseph Christian Leyendecker. Leyendecker proved to be one of the most preeminent illustrators in America during the early 20th century. Best known for his poster, book, and advertising illustrations, he would produce over 300 covers for The Saturday Evening Post. Light touchup has been applied to slight edge and fold wear, some fold separations, and a very minor chip in the upper crossfold. There is an unaddressed pinhole in the upper left border, however this minor flaw does not detract from the overall display of the poster.


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    November, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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