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Maker(s):Raemaekers, Louis
Culture:Dutch (1869-1956)
Title:Enlist in the Navy
Date Made:1917
Type:Poster
Measurements:Mount: 30 in x 36 in; 76.2 cm x 91.4 cm; Housing: 32 in x 40 in; 81.3 cm x 101.6 cm; Sheet: 28 in x 34 in; 71.1 cm x 86.4 cm
Accession Number:  MH 2018.11.1
Credit Line:Gift of Elizabeth Fish Guardenier (Class of 1965)
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Description:
Poster showing Uncle Sam, in the uniform of a soldier, protecting a woman who has collapsed beneath a cross inscribed "Slavery" and "Barbarism." Uncle Sam also points a revolver at the Kaiser, who wears a crown and royal robes and brandishes a whip. Statue of Liberty visible in background.

Tags:
wars; propaganda

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