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Sale 2480 Lot 9
"What Pay Does a Navy WAVE Get?" Together, two preliminary illustrations for the United States Navy's recruitment poster, 1944. Oil on canvas. Both measure 305x254 mm; 12x10 inches. Both signed "John Falter USNR" in lower images. Some yellowing and craquelure.
Estimate $3,000 - 5,000
In 1944, the Navy began a recruitment campaign announcing a new incentive for women to enlist, by awarding women equal pay and rank for performing the same job as men.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $2,000