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    Beat Back The Hun. 20" x 30" Artist: F. Strothmann. Printed for the Fourth Liberty Loan. One of the most compelling and gruesome images of World War I propaganda, this poster shows a bloodthirsty Hun, looking over war-torn Europe and across the Atlantic to America. He is fully equipped with his Pickelhaube helmet and ape-like countenance. Amusingly, the Germans would adopt this ape-like image to depict the Bolsheviks in their propaganda posters. This is a fantastic poster, using the most derogatory kind of propaganda. Most of the Liberty Bond posters were inflammatory, but highly effective. Americans would purchase more than $23 billion worth of bonds to help the war effort.

    Condition: Fine- edges soiled and stained slightly; linen backed.


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