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HOWARD CHANDLER CHRISTY (1873-1952). IF YOU WANT TO

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HOWARD CHANDLER CHRISTY (1873-1952) IF YOU WANT TO FIGHT! / JOIN THE MARINES. 1915.40x29½ inches, 101½x75 cm.Condition A-: minor creases in margins and image. Framed.An early taunting and daring recruitment poster done two years before the United States entered World War I. Christy played upon "the confusion of genders [that] provided posters with provocative images like this . . . whose purpose is the seduction of men into service" (Paret p. 64). Rawls p. 249, Paret 89, Theofiles 66, Borkan p. 39, American Style 64.
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HOWARD CHANDLER CHRISTY (1873-1952). IF YOU WANT TO

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500
Aug 05
Starting Price $750
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0035: HOWARD CHANDLER CHRISTY (1873-1952). IF YOU WANT TO

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Est. $1,000 - $1,500Starting Price $750
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Lot 0035 Details

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HOWARD CHANDLER CHRISTY (1873-1952) IF YOU WANT TO FIGHT! / JOIN THE MARINES. 1915.40x29½ inches, 101½x75 cm.Condition A-: minor creases in margins and image. Framed.An early taunting and daring recruitment poster done two years before the United States entered World War I. Christy played upon "the confusion of genders [that] provided posters with provocative images like this . . . whose purpose is the seduction of men into service" (Paret p. 64). Rawls p. 249, Paret 89, Theofiles 66, Borkan p. 39, American Style 64.

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