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    World War I Propaganda (U.S. Navy, 1917). Navy Recruitment Poster (27" X 41.5") "Enlist in the Navy." Milton Bancroft Artwork.
    Originally known for his beautiful impressionist paintings, Milton Bancroft turned his artistic talents towards the patriotic cause upon America's entry into WWI. Although he produced other posters for the Navy, Red Cross, and Council of National Defense, this poster is considered to be his most famous work and is now a historic piece of Americana. There were small chips in the upper and right borders, small border tears, a tear in the left border into the background. There are small tape stains still visible in the borders. The linen is trimmed to the border, but not into the poster. Very Fine- on Linen.


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