Red Cross is Spending 10 Million World War I Advertising Poster


Genre: World War I
Artist: Jean-Louis Forain
Year Printed: 1921
Size: 19.5 x 29
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original WW1 poster: The Red Cross is spending Ten Million Dollars a year to help the disabled. Ex-serviceman and his family. Annual roll call - Nov. 11th - 24th. She's warming thousands, feeding thousands, healing thousands from her store; the Greatest Mother in the World- the Red Cross. RED CROSS issued the original poster during World War 1 to elicit donations. The Red Cross is personified as a beautiful ghosted nurse cradling a sick soldier who is lying in a cot. The soldier has been reduced to the size of an infant in her arms; The Army soldier is sitting in front of her on a chair with a cane. This poster has been archivally mounted on linen and restored. B+ condition. Reference: Rawls 124 This is an Original Lithograph Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is professionally acid-free conservation mounted and in good condition. The bottom left corner was bent but corrected during linen backing.

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