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    Marine Corps Recruiting Poster "Spirit of 1917". 30" x 38", framed under glass to an overall size of 36.75" x 44.75" Artist: Anonymous. Circa 1917. The image is of four Marines proudly marching on some tropical beach carrying the U.S. and Marine Corps flags. In the background a battleship can be seen. On either side of the central image is a black and white sketch of Marines in military poses. The image brings to mind the 1915 Marine excursion into Haiti, though undoubtedly the poster was designed to recruit men for the U.S. entry into WWI. Mounted in a modern red wood frame.
    Condition: Very Good- Colors still bright, minor water stain at top edge, general age toning to paper.


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    February, 2007
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