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Your Country Appeals for Humanity - Join the Red Star WWI Poster

Your Country Appeals for Humanity - Join the Red Star WWI Poster

  • ca 1917
  • 28 x 42 inches (71 x 106 cm)
    $800
  • Linen backed

    Linen backing is the industry standard of conservation. Canvas is stretchered and a sheet of acid free barrier paper is laid down. The poster is then pasted to the acid free paper using an acid free paste. This process is fully reversible and give support to the poster. A border of linen is left around the poster and can be used by a framer to mount the poster so that nothing touches the poster itself.

    The price of this poster includes linen backing.

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  • American Red Star Animal Relief was a division of the American Humane Association, the Red Star provided aid to horses serving in the war. The group was formed in 1916, when U.S. Secretary of War Newton D. Baker invited American Humane Association to assist horses in the same manner that the American Red Cross assisted soldiers.

    Please note this poster was ton in 1/2 horizontally and has edge damage as shown. Photographed before linen backing, these issues will be mitigated hrough backing.
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