(COLLAGE) Group of 4 mixed-media items by French and Canadian makers that utilized collage. The first a large watercolor of a World War I scene commemorating the battle at Châlon, with original photographs of two French soldiers; the second a smaller World War I print with the face of a mustachioed French figure; the third a Canadian pastiche with commercial labels bearing many different business logos that is inset with 4 family photographs; the fourth a humorous chromolithograph of a muscleman with a small photographic headshot. Overall various sizes from 5 3/4x6 3/4 to 17x21 inches (14.6x17.1 to 43.2x53.3 cm.). 1914-1920s
with---Group of 3 framed items, comprising a World War I printed memorial item entitled "In Flanders' Fields," with a poem dedicated to Lt. Col. John McCrae and a small picture of him; a study of a guy that's overlaid with his circular headshot and in an Art Deco frame; a collage of the "5 pins," a bowling team, in an unusually carved wooden frame. Silver prints, varous sizes, overall size of frames 5x4 to 11 1/2x9 inches. 1918-1940s. From the Collection of John Silverstein.