Jun 05, 2018 - Sale 2480

Sale 2480 - Lot 9

Price Realized: $ 2,000
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"What Pay Does a Navy WAVE Get?" Together, two preliminary illustrations for the United States Navy's recruitment poster, 1944. Oil on canvas. Both measure 305x254 mm; 12x10 inches. Both signed "John Falter USNR" in lower images. Some yellowing and craquelure.

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In 1944, the Navy began a recruitment campaign announcing a new incentive for women to enlist, by awarding women equal pay and rank for performing the same job as men.