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EDWARD PENFIELD (1866-1925) WILL YOU HELP THE WOMEN OF FRANCE? / SAVE WHEAT. 1918. 36 1/4x56 inches, 92x142 1/4 cm. W.F. Powers Co., Litho., New York. Condition B+: tape-repaired tears in margins into image; tears and creases in margins and image and along vertical and horizontal folds; pin holes in corners; archival tape on verso. Paper. The hardships of war in Europe are represented by the image of French women pulling a plow through rocky ground. Penfield's image is based on a photograph which appeared on another U.S. Food Administration poster (see Theofiles p. 73). Rickards 235, Borkan 64, Theofiles 82, Rawls p. 24.