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This is an original 1936 black and white print ad for the anti-war efforts of World Peaceways of 103 Park Avenue, New York, NY. The ad features an illustration by E.V. Johnson that depicts rows of white crosses in a military cemetery. The ad also includes some of the most bizarre sentences in the history of copywriting, including; "$25,000 will seem a bargain basement figure in comparison to the cost of blowing a decent human being to hell" and "certain people have worked out the theory that war exists to save the world from overpopulation. Charming thought, isn't it?"
This 77+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso.
This piece was illustrated by Johnson, E.V.. Artist signature in print - embedded in image.
Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising, Political, Charity, Great Depression Era