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Maker(s):Unknown (designer); United States Office of War Information (publisher); United States Office of Facts and Figures (publisher)
Culture:American
Title:This man is your friend, he fights for freedom - Chinese
Date Made:1942
Type:Poster
Place Made:United States; Washington DC
Measurements:Housing: 18 in x 14 in; 45.7 cm x 35.6 cm; Sheet: 10 in x 8 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 21.6 cm
Narrative Inscription:  INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. ctr. (white on blue background): This man is your FRIEND; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. ctr. (white on blue background): He fights for FREEDOM; INSCRIPTION: recto, lwr. r. (black on white background): Chinese.
Accession Number:  MH 2017.29.19
Credit Line:Transfer from the Mount Holyoke College Library
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
WWII poster with a photograph of a Chinese soldier in uniform and cap, smiling at viewers. White text over blue bands across top and bottom.

Tags:
posters; wars; propaganda; men; uniforms; soldiers; musical instruments; text; Asian

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