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    World War II Propaganda (Lockheed, 1940s). Silk Screen Poster (28" X 44") "Don't Be Fooled. War's No Circus."
    During the second World War, the Lockheed plant in Burbank, California produced and displayed silk screened posters in an attempt to boost moral and airplane production. Hitler, Mussolini, and Hirohito are depicted as acrobatic clowns on this rare poster that reminded workers of the seriousness of war, and the importance of them being on the job. Originally mounted on a board, the poster shows a small chip in the lower left corner, rounded corners, faint staining in the upper border, lifts in the borders, small lifts in the background, an extended tear from the lower left edge into the background, a small tear in the lower border slightly into the background, a tear in the lower right corner, and some surface scratches. None of these detract from the image. Fine+ on Board.


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