1917 Print World War I Arthur William Brown Art Red Cross Nurse Wounded Soldier
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"The Call for Aid"
This is an original 1917 black and white halftone print of a World War I political cartoon drawn by the Canadian artist, Arthur William Brown (1881-1966) for The Red Cross Magazine.
This 98+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black & White / Grayscale
Grade: Very Fine +++
Dimensions: Approximately 5.75 x 8 inches; 15 x 20 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
The use of editorial cartoons for propaganda purposes was widely popular during World War I. Almost every newspaper of note had their own staff cartoonist who created images (and unfortunately many stereotypes) to support the war effort at home and on the front lines. Period Paper is pleased to offer a collection of historical political editorial cartoons from 1917-1918. This collection includes the works of the era's noted cartoonists and illustrators and includes cartoons from Italian, German, and Dutch newspapers and journals as well as cartoons from the newspapers of the Allied powers. A fascinating look at "The Great War" or more cynically, "The War to End All Wars", though the eyes of these editorial cartoonists.
This piece was illustrated by Brown, Arthur William. Artist signature in print - bottom center of image.