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    World War II TWA Propaganda (U.S. War Department, 1941). Poster (19" X 39.5") "Transcontinental Airline," Jes Wilhelm Schlaikjer Artwork.
    Jes Wilhelm Schlaikjer was a World War I vet who went on to a career as an illustrator for pulps and magazines in the 1920s and 30s. When war broke out again in 1941, he did some of his best-known work with recruiting and inspirational posters. Sometimes his images would show up on posters for different companies. For instance, this striking picture was also used on a Brown & Bigelow poster with slightly different wording below it. There are small pinholes in the corners, and a few very minor edge tears. Very Fine+ on Linen.


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