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Catalog Number 4541-474
Title Poster; WWII: Red Cross, "Join"
Object Name Poster
Description A woman in an angelic white robe, wearing a nursing wimple with a red cross on it, opens her arms in supplication. She recreates the WWI Red Cross image of "The Greatest Mother in The World". A billowing American flag fills the background. The text in the lower secrion of the poster is "Join" next to a large red cross. At the lower 1/6 of the poster, a strip of white paper with blue printed text: "Through your/Community Chest" is affixed perfectly to blend in with the body of the poster. Predominate colors are red, white, and blue.
Date 1937
Culture American
Material paper, ink
Artist Seaton, Walter W.
Made American Red Cross
Place of Origin USA
Makers mark Walter W Seaton
Height (in) 32
Width (in) 20
Search Terms Medical & Psychological Organizations
Red Cross
Credit line A.E. Sheldon, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Sheldon, A.E.