Mar 21, 2013 - Sale 2308

Sale 2308 - Lot 288

Price Realized: $ 11,400
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(CIVIL RIGHTS--VIET NAM WAR.) American Imperialism. [translation.] A striking poster 26-1/2 x 38-3/4 inches,done in reddish orange, linen backed; some professional restoration to the reverse. Moscow, 1968

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An extraordinary Soviet propaganda poster showing Ameriacn Imperialism at home and abroad. To the left are a group of American G.I's pointing their rifles at a young Vietnamese boy; to the right, a group of Klansmen are lynching a black man. One of the most powerful anti-American posters to come out of the Soviet Union in the heyday of the propaganda battle waged against the U.S. over the Viet Nam war.