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    Fight or Buy Bonds. 20" x 30" Artist: Howard Chandler Christy. Christy was a popular magazine illustrator before the war and, thanks to several pictures he created during the Spanish American War, he became well-known as a military scene painter. He is most famous for his "Christy Girls" who were born on a poster called "The Soldier's Dream" which illustrated a girl forming from the smoke of a soldier's pipe. This poster depicts one such "Christy Girl" waving the American flag over her head and a group of troops. This is one of Christy's lesser acclaimed posters but, in truth, it is one of his best since it combines the two elements of which he was a master; the Christy Girl and the military scenery.

    Condition: Extra Fine- usual folds; linen backed.


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    June, 2006
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