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  • Casandra Calderon

    WWI: Women and children propoganda posters

  • Kita Inoru

    Canadian WWI Propaganda Poster, found via Mental Floss - "You might recognize the image in this poster. After all, artist Hal Ross Perrigard based this 1915 poster on Whistler’s famous painting of his mother. What an American-born, British-based painter and his mother had to do with the Irish Canadian Rangers, I can’t tell you, but it does show that great art is appreciated even during major war periods."

  • Wendy B.

    Recruitment poster for the Irish Canadian Rangers, 1914 - 1918

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