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1941 Buy a Share Photomontage WW2 Poster by John Atherton

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1941 "Buy a Share in America" Photomontage US Defense Savings Bonds Military War Poster by John Atherton


Printed by: U.S. Government Printing Office 1941-0-427311, Form D.S.S. 128C
Age: dated 1941 lower left, World War Two, WWII, WW2
Artist: John Atherton (1900-1952) graphic designer, poster artist, illustrator
Condition:  A condition, freshly linen mounted, machine folded for distribution

In 1941, the Museum of Modern Art sponsored a National Defense Poster Competition with the Army Air Corps and the Treasury Department. John Atherton won first prize in the Defense Bond category for this propaganda poster with photomontage elements, depicting hands shaking, one the hand of Uncle Sam. It has forties machine age art deco factory graphics behind. A very modern and fresh graphic design style for the times. 

Text on poster reads: "Buy a Share in America: United States Defense Savings Bonds & Stamps." The poster is archivally linen backed and ready for framing. We only have this one.

Size: 20 x 27 inches
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