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    Halt the Hun (Edwards & Deutsch Litho Co. Chicago, 1918) WW I Poster (20" X 30"). Allied soldier (right hand holding a white sword) with his left arm at the throat of a bent-over German soldier, in a spiked helmet and with a black gun and red hands, who is menacing a woman and her infant. Poster artist Henry Raleigh was born in 1880 in San Francisco and drew illustrations and covers for the Saturday Evening Post and Cosmopolitan. He is best known for dramatic use of heavy line and memorable copy in his war posters, especially this one, considered one of the most powerful of the genre. There is a small missing piece in lower right border and minor tears along bottom. Strong main image is in excellent condition. Very Fine+ condition.

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    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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