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    World War I Propaganda (U.S. Printing and Litho Co., 1918). Poster (20" X 30") "Remember Belgium."
    Chicago based artist Ellsworth Young, most noted for his paintings of placid landscapes, is credited for this powerful and frightening image. The occupation of Belgium served as a major propaganda theme of World War I. Horror stories of how the civilian population was treated, true or not, became fodder for the persuasion machine that was created to stir up the populace for a variety of causes, most having to do with raising money via bond issues. This emotionally charged poster shows light edge wear with a couple of small tears. Rolled, Very Fine.


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