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Lithographic posters depicting children with text supporting the U.S. war effort. Subjects, text, and artists include: 1.) Infant in a bassinet with a gold star flag "I Have Never Seen My Daddy! 'I am George Jr., and I live in Suffolk County. My Daddy is 'over there' fighting the Germans. I have never seen Daddy. He has never seen me. Won't you help me to see him?' / Pledge And Buy The Limit of W.S.S. ..." - Robert R. McGeorge. 2.) Toddler standing beside the Statue of Liberty's hand with torch "Save your Child from autocracy and poverty / Buy War Savings Stamps" - Herbert Paus. Two duplicate posters 3.) Young girl wearing bonnet with flower blossoms in background holding up a Liberty Bond coupon "1918 Spring Drive / Liberty Loan" - Wilson Craig. Two duplicate posters. 4.) Child kneeling with hands clasped in prayer upon its mother's lap "My Soldier / Now I lay me down to sleep / I pray the Lord my soul to keep. / God bless my brother gone to war / Across the seas, in France, so far. / Oh may his fight for Liberty, / Save millions more than little me... Buy War Savings Stamps and Thrift Stamps..." - unsigned.

Dimensions:
 Largest - 24.25" H x 17.25" W; 
 Smallest - 21.75" H x 14" W; 


Provenance: Dr. Alan York Estate
Condition
Condition varies widely with defects including age-toning, creases, tears, buckling and others. This lot should be personally inspected prior to bidding. All items sold together as is, no returns. Caveat emptor.
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WORLD WAR I PATRIOTIC CHILDREN POSTERS

Estimate $150 - $250Nov 11, 2017
Starting Price $75
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