Beat back the Hun with Liberty Bonds

One of 3 posters in the series: [4th Liberty Loan poster] available on this site.

Description

Poster depicts a German solider with blood-stained fingers and bayonet.

Physical Description

1 print : col. ; 76 x 51 cm.

Creation Information

Strothmann, F. (Frederick), b. 1872. 1918.

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 19100 times, with 116 in the last month. More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Beat back the Hun with Liberty Bonds
  • Series Title: [4th Liberty Loan poster]
  • Added Title: 4th Liberty Loan Poster 3-B

Description

Poster depicts a German solider with blood-stained fingers and bayonet.

Physical Description

1 print : col. ; 76 x 51 cm.

Notes

"Hun" was a derogatory term used by the British and Americans to describe German soldiers during the First World War.

"3B" in lower left corner.

Listed in September 1918 Monthly Catalog, p. 149.

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This poster is part of the following collections of related materials.

World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images.

World War One Collection

Materials focusing on the WWI era from 1914 to 1918. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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Creation Date

  • 1918

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 29, 2010, 4:26 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • July 20, 2021, 1:48 p.m.

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Strothmann, F. (Frederick), b. 1872. Beat back the Hun with Liberty Bonds, poster, 1918; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc29415/: accessed September 28, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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