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    World War I Propaganda (1917). Recruitment Poster (21.25" X 48.5") "The U.S. Marines Want You," Charles Buckles Falls Artwork. War.
    Remembered for his work for the governmental Division of Pictorial Publicity, Charles Buckles Falls produced numerous images for the armed forces during his tenure on the Society of Illustrators during WWI. Not only did he create recruitment posters for the military branches, but also for book drives to supply soldiers on the front lines with reading materials, as can be seen in his famous Books Wanted poster. A restored poster that displayed signs of use. Touchup has been applied to pinholes in the corners, mild tears that extend slightly into the interior, and a small small chip in the lower border. There was also a chip in the lower left corner that extended into the gray background. Grades on all restored items are pre-restoration grades. Please see full-color, enlargeable image above for more details. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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