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    World War I Propaganda by James Montgomery Flagg (Leslie-Judge Co., 1917). Poster (30" X 40") "I Want You for U.S. Army."
    At the top of his career, James Montgomery Flagg was the highest paid magazine illustrator in America. This important recruitment poster for the U.S. Army was perhaps the crowning achievement of his great body of work. Using his own image to avoid having to hire a model (adding only some age and a white goatee), he fashioned one of the most successful recruitment posters ever printed. Indeed, it was a design that saw millions of copies printed through the years, and was even revived for WWII. Touchup to mild tears with one into the upper background. Very Fine- on Linen.


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