Aug 01, 2018 - Sale 2484

Sale 2484 - Lot 21

Price Realized: $ 1,062
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
MICHAEL P. WHELAN (DATES UNKNOWN) MEN WANTED FOR THE ARMY. Circa 1910.
41x29 3/4 inches, 104x75 1/2 cm.
Condition B+: repaired tears, minor replaced losses, creases and abrasions in margins; minor creases and abrasions in image; minor staining and skinning from tape removal in margins.
One in a series of evocative pre-World War I recruiting posters that depicts a military way of life that would all but disappear with the onset of the First World War. Rawls p. 54, Theofiles 2, p. 17.