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HAZEL ROBERTS (1883-1966)
WAR CLOUDS GATHER! / "MANHOOD WILLING BUT UNARMED." 1916.
25x19 inches, 63 1/2x48 1/4 cm. Condition B+: repaired tear in lower left text, tape on verso; minor creases in margins; ink stamp of date, "Apr. 24 1917," in top right margin. Paper.
Standing at the edge of the calm, green ocean, a bugler calls America to arms. A sense of drama is evoked by the flag, which is blowing in the winds of the gathering clouds of war, and by the poetic claim of "Manhood Willing But Unarmed." Borkan p. 51, Keay p. 102, Theofiles 45.