02-14-2013 02-14-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2637M Marlborough
February 14, 2013 10:00 AMCalender
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World War I Recruiting Posters, Six:

$700$700
Auction: Discovery - 2637M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: February 14, 2013 10:00AM

Description:

World War I Recruiting Posters, Six: Isaac Brewster Hazelton (1875-1943). Men Wanted for the Army, Advancing foot soldiers charge through a tawny field, lithograph on paper, with space at the foot to add the recruiting station, mounted on linen, tacked to a wooden stay at the bottom only, 1914; 29 3/4 x 40 1/2 in.; another copy, lithograph on paper, with space at the foot to add the recruiting station, mounted on linen, tacked to a wooden stays at the top and bottom, 1914; 29 3/4 x 40 1/2 in.; Gee!! I Wish I Were a Man, I'd Join the Navy, Howard Chandler Christy (1873-1952), Lithograph on paper, wrapped on foam core, with some old folds and marginal tears, with the stamp of the recruiting station.
Christy's iconic image of the would-be female sailor, with energetic painterly text in red and blue; Over The Top! Sidney H. Riesenberg (1885-1971), formerly rolled, some damage; another copy of the same poster; and Our Daddy Is Fighting, by Dewey, formerly rolled, some damage. (6)
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

Army, Isaac Brewster Hazelton