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    World War I Propaganda (U.S. Printing and Litho Co., 1918). Poster (20" X 30") "Remember Belgium." War.
    Chicago based artist Ellsworth Young, most noted for his paintings of placid landscapes, is credited for this powerful, frightening, and emotionally charged image. The occupation of Belgium served as a major propaganda theme of World War I. Horror stories of how the civilian population was treated, true or not, became fodder for the persuasion machine that was created to stir up the populace for a variety of causes, most having to do with raising money via bond issues. An unrestored poster with good color and an overall very presentable appearance. May show some signs of age, including brittleness, light creases, tears, or some paper loss. Several of the tears have been repaired with archive tape on the verso. Please see full-color, enlargeable image above for more details. Rolled, Very Good/Fine.


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