You Can Lick Runaway Prices World War II Advertising Poster


Genre: World War II
Artist: James Montgomery Flagg
Year Printed: 1943
Size: 16x23
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original WWII poster: YOU CAN LICK RUNAWAY PRICES original vintage WwII poster by James Montgomery Flagg. Distributed originally by OWI for the Office of Economic Stabilization. 1. Buy and hold War Bonds. 2. Pay willingly our share of taxes. 3. Provide adequate life insurance and savings for our future. 4. Reduce our debts as much as possible. 5. Buy only what we need and make what we have last longer. 6. Follow ration rules and price ceilings. 7. Cooperate with our Government's wage stabilization program. Publisher: [S. l.] : Distributed by O.W.I. for the Office of Economic Stabilization. Linen backed fine condition. Restored original Government fold marks (on all World War 2 American vintage posters) James Montgomery Flagg is best known for depicting Uncle Sam in recruitment and public service announcement posters of both World War I and II. You Can Lick Runaway Prices? Features a new painting created by Flagg in c.1942. The poster emphasizes seven steps that the average American could take to prevent inflation. Among these points include significant themes of buying war bonds, conservation, and food rationing. The seven steps correspond to the seven letters that spell Victory. The imagery references Flagg's iconic I Want You poster with artistic changes. Flagg's Uncle Sam imagery carries high-profile notoriety among the public and poster collectors alike. James Montgomery Flagg (1877-1960) began his illustration career at the age of 12, with contributions to Life magazine by age 14. He studied in New York at the Art Students League and in London and Paris. He worked in various illustration styles in publishing and became the top-paid illustrator at the height of his career. Flagg is best known for his patriotic recruitment posters. His most famous, I Want You, features Uncle Sam. Flagg modeled the portrait of Uncle Sam on himself, only adding a goatee and white hair. The poster was wildly successful, reaching over four million copies produced during World War I alone. This is an Original Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This is an Original Lithograph Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. The Vintage Poster has been working with collectors worldwide, helping them with their original vintage poster collections. Our posters come with a . We stand behind the description and condition of the vintage posters shown on the website. The Vintage Poster is an IVPDA-certified vintage poster dealer. Available online to you 24/7. Consider The Vintage Poster your expert resource for your antique posters. You will be glad you did! We are happy to assist you. Our current inventory is online and is updated frequently. To purchase, add the item(s) to your cart and check out. They will be delivered to your door. Your satisfaction is guaranteed!

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