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Careless Talk ... got there first.


  • PUBLISHER: U.S. Government Printing Office: 1944 - O - 593271

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph,

    DATE: 1944.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 39 15/16 x 28 1/2" (101.4 x 72.3 cm)

  • DESCRIPTION: U.S. government printing office : 1944-O-593271. Distributed for the Issuing Agencies by O.W.I. <br><br> A powerful image depicting the death of troops due to troop movement talks.<br><br> Printed on verso: <br>"Careless Talk Got There First! This poignant poster, graphically portraying a possible result of someone's thoughtless talk, is the work of Herbert Morton Stoops. <br> <br> Mr. Stoops, a batter commander in the last war [World War I], has won eminence as an artist in the field of military activities, and holds many awards for his portrayals of the American scene.<br> <br> Please give this poster prominent display... now that we are attacking, it is more important than ever to intensify the home-front fight on careless talk."


  • CONDITION: Very good condition. Linen backed.


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