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    World War I Propaganda (U.S. Printing and Litho Co., 1918). Poster (20" X 30.25") "Remember Belgium."
    Chicago based artist Ellsworth Young, most noted for his paintings of placid landscapes, is credited for this powerful and frightening 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, they 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. This emotional poster has minor edge tears with tape on the verso, creasing along the edges with corner bends, and smudging in the left border and upper left corner. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.


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