Don't Let that Shadow Touch Them. Buy War Bonds

 
Don't Let that Shadow Touch Them. Buy War Bonds
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  • Title :     Don't Let that Shadow Touch Them. Buy War Bonds
  • Artist:     Lawrence Beall Smith Designer Unknown, Publisher US Government Printing Office, Washington, DC Printer
  • Accession:     2007.12.26
  • Country:     United States Washington, D.C.
  • Date:     1942
  • Dimensions:     Inches 20-1/8 14-1/8, Centimeters 51.1 35.9
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     World War II 1940-1945 , Propaganda , Children , Anti-Nazism
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, Gift of Leonard A. Lauder
  • URL:     2007.12.26.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda~Posters and Printed Ephemera
Description:
Ink on paper offset color lithograph depicting three children in a field standing in the shadow of swastika; the children, who were playing, have stopped; the older boy who is holding a bomber plane puts his had protectively in front of the younger boy who is holding an American flag; a girl with a doll is sitting on a rock in front of the boys.