1918 Vintage WW1 Poster Lest We Perish Greece Syria Persia Armenia
1918 Antique Near East Political Propaganda Poster:
Artist: Signed E.F. Betts Bains in upper right, illustrator.
Age: 1918-20 deep and rich lithograph with beautiful gold inks
Condition: A condition, linen mounted, beautiful and a beautiful image!
Printed by: Committee on Public Information, Division on Pictorial Publicity (DPP). Date Created/Published: N.Y., Conwell Graphic Companies, 1918-20.
This near east, middle east political poster has a very classic and haunting Image of a young Middle Eastern Girl holding her arms out in a plea for help. She wears a beautiful scarf in red tones, and the colors are beautiful muted and classic reds, marroons, mauve pinks and greys.
Poster text reads: Lest we Perish Campaign for $30,000,000: American Committee for Relief in the Near East: Armenia, Greece, Syria, Persia. One Madison Ave., New York, Cleveland H. Dodge, Treasurer. Committee on Public Information, Division on Pictorial Publicity (DPP). Date Created/Published: N.Y., Conwell Graphic Companies.
Ethel Franklin Betts Bains was a prolific illustration designer who did many covers for james Whitcomb Riley books among others. Her work is beautiful and sensitive. This original Bains poster is archivally linen backed and ready for framing. It is striking and unusual in its use of gold inks. We only have this one.
keywords: World War 1, WW one, world war one, military, propaganda, recruitment, lithograph, Armenian, Greek, Persian, Syrian, Jewish.
Size: 19.5 x 27.25 inches
Note: Currently out for linen backing, will be ready to ship Nov 7th, 2013.
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