Archive for the ‘Ræ-Prints’ Category

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“The world wants new knowledge – new skills Enroll – Federal adult schools : Many courses – many places – informal teaching.”

Date Created/Published: Ohio : Federal Art Project, 1937.

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Title: Treat ’em rough – Join the tanks United States Tank Corps / / Ahgiet Hutaf ; National Printing & Engraving Co., Chicago, New York, St. Louis. 1917

Summary: Poster showing a black cat with prominent fangs and claws leaping above a battlefield with tanks.

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Title: Carry on! Buy Liberty Bonds to your utmost / Edwin Howland Blashfield.

Summary: Poster showing a soldier charging into battle, accompanied by Liberty bearing a sword and an American flag.

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Title: Britain needs you at once / printed by Spottiswoode & Co. Ltd. London E.C.

Summary: Poster showing St. George slaying the dragon; scene in roundel format.

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Title: For Liberty’s sake, enlist in the Navy

Summary: Poster showing the Statue of Liberty beaming brightly over a patrol boat.

Notes: Issued by City of Boston Committee on Public Safety.

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‘Rise like Lions after slumber
In unvanquishable number –
Shake your chains to earth like dew
Which in sleep had fallen on you –
Ye are many – they are few.’

– Percy Bysshe Shelley – The Mask of Anarchy

Read the Whole Poem → The Mask of Anarchy

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“The government asks you to do your Xmas shopping early–Do it now”. Haskell Coffin ; American Lithographic Co. N.Y. – 1918.

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