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    Remember Belgium (U.S. Printing and Litho Co., 1918) WW I Poster (20" X 30"). The occupation of Belgium was a major propaganda theme of the First World War. There were horror stories of how the civilian population was treated and, true or not, they 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 especially powerful and frightening image, ironically by a Chicago based artist, Ellsworth Young (1886 - 1952), who was most noted for his paintings of placid landscapes. Very Fine condition.

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    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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