Invest in the Victory Liberty Loan ca.1917 - SOLD
"Invest in the Victory Liberty Loan, They Kept the Sea Lanes Open" ca. 1917-1919Original WWI Recruiting Poster (29" x 39") Linen BackedArtwork by Leon Alaric ShaferThis is a guaranteed original war poster. This is not a REPRINT or a REPRODUCTION.Leon Alaric Shafer (1866-1940) was a painter, etcher and illustrator who exhibited his works in 1897 and 1905 at the Art Institute of Chicago. His body of work includes cover designs for the American Legion monthly and the Literary Digest as well as posters for the Great War. This poster is one of several issued by the United States government as part of their liberty bonds campaign between 1917 and 1919 to raise money for its involvement in World War I. Shafer skillfully captures a tense moment at sea in this exciting stone litho image, depicting a German U Boat confronted by an American destroyer escorting a troop transport ship.The photos above are of the actual item you will receive. Please see for condition. This poster is in C8 Excellent condition. It may show signs of edge wear, scuffing, slight staining along the border, fold line touch up, creasing, extensive touch ups to tear repair and creases, etc. The linen border shows some scuffs, creases, general handling, etc.
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