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    That Liberty Shall Not Perish From the Earth (Lot of 4) 2-(40" x 30") and 2-(30" x 21.5"). Artist: Joseph Pennell. This is the most well documented poster of the entire collection produced during the war. Joseph Pennell, wrote a book called The Liberty Loan Poster, A Text Book for Amateurs, which documented the entire process in producing this famed poster. Pennell was known for his architectural drawings, and he combined this skill with excellent imagery to create one of the most poignant pieces to be produced during the war. The Statue of Liberty stands amongst a burning mass of rubble as planes fly overhead dropping more bombs on American citizens. This was a real fear for Americans and this poster played on those emotions in order to produce a greater outpouring of support. Do not miss your chance to own the most well documented poster produced during WWI.

    Condition:
    Poster 1-Superior (rare version on white paper), only several small tears.
    Poster 2-Poor; severe tears on all edges into the graphic, piece missing from left edge, printed on the brown low quality stock so very brittle, several holes in the graphic.
    Poster 3-Good; poster has been folded in half and rolled so there is deep creasing and burst marks along the fold edge.
    Poster 4-Fine; small/minor tears on edges, corners worn, dirt residue present.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2005
    15th-16th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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