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    Work To Keep Free (U.S. Government Printing Office, 1943) WW II Poster (28" X 40"). A worker's hammer casts its shadow as the Statue of Liberty's torch in this dramatic illustration for a 1943 poster. As with many WWII posters, the artist is unknown. The dozens of illustrators who produced a massive number of posters and other printed propaganda had little interest in promoting their war work. They often did not sign the pieces and the records of attribution have been lost. Much more research has been done discovering the designers of WW I posters, but with the growing interest in paper from WW II, attention should soon shift and many of the posters marked "anon" will finally get a name attached to them. Fine/Very Fine condition.

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    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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