Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    World War I Propaganda (Jewish Relief Campaign, 1917). Fine/Very Fine on Linen. Poster (30" X 40") "Share," Burke/Johnstone Studios Artwork.
    World War I wrought devastation on numerous towns, cities, and villages throughout Europe, displacing countless citizens from destroyed homes and captured territories. However, the Jewish communities of eastern Europe were among the hardest hit during the war. Despite nearly half a million Jews voluntarily joining the Czarist ranks, the invading Russian military deported over 600,000 Austrian Jews along the Eastern front under the suspicion of enemy collaboration. Early on, the German and Austro-Hungarian forces instead courted the Jewish populations of Poland and other contested territories with propaganda, welcoming 100,000 Jews into the German military service. By the end of the war, however, the ingrained prejudices and suspicions of the populace won out, resulting in a new wave of Jewish refugees from central and eastern Europe. In response to this crisis, the Zionist communities in other countries formed aid organizations to help their displaced brethren, such as the Jewish Relief Campaign advertised here in beautiful stone lithography. Illustrated with a benevolent Columbia to inspire the generosity of viewers, this first-time offer at Heritage had light touchup applied to minor border tears, a small reattached chip in the top right corner, and a tear from the bottom border through the lower text. Unaddressed are some corner bends, a dust shadow in the top right corner, and surface scuffing. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 370

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 November 23 - 24 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #161924 spotlights


    North by Northwest (MGM, 1959). Folded, Very Fine-. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    The Big Shot (Warner Brothers, 1942). Very Good/Fine on Linen. Three Sheet
    BID NOW


    King Kong vs. Godzilla (Universal, 1963). Folded, Very Fine-. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Magnum Force (Warner Brothers, 1973). Folded, Very Fine-. International Three Sheet
    BID NOW


    Frankenstein (Realart, R-1951). Fine+. Lobby Card
    BID NOW


    Gunga Din (RKO, 1939). Fine+. Title Lobby Card
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 March 23 - 24 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 March 23 - 24 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,026,954
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    Sunday Movie Posters Weekly Online Only Auction
    REALIZED $60,214.80