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    World War II Propaganda (U.S. Government Printing Office, 1943). Security Poster (20" X 28") "Silence Means Security," Jes Wilhelm Schlaikjer
    Artwork.
    Jes Wilhelm Schlaikjer was an illustration artist who worked for such magazines as Collier's, Redbook and Cosmopolitan, as well as pulps like Adventure and Frontier Stories. He was best known, however, for his recruiting and war bond drive posters during World War II. He served in the Signal Corps during World War I and, after the war, stayed in France to study at the Ecole de Beaux Arts. His portraits of Eisenhower, MacArthur and Patton now hang in the War College in Washington, D.C. This security poster has pinholes in the upper image area, light edge and fold wear with minor creasing, and small tears in the upper and lower border. There is light toning around the edge of the poster. Folded, Very Fine-.


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