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Title
Treat 'em rough : join the tanks United States Tank Corps
Creator
Hutaf, August William, 1879-1942, artist
National Printing & Engraving Company (U.S.), printer
Date Created and/or Issued
1918
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Prints and Ephemera
Rights Information
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Description
Prints, advertising; Image of a black cat leaping aggressively towards the viewer with teeth bared and claws outstretched above a fiery and smoke-filled battleground landscape featuring tanks charging over barbed wire and shooting at each other amidst explosions; the poster encourages enlistment in the United States Tank Corps during World War I.
Date supplied from Paret, P. Persuasive Images: Posters of War and Revolution from the Hoover Institution Archives, page 56. "August Hutaf"--text, artist's signature on stone, bottom left of image. "National Printing & Engraving Co., Chicago, New York, St. Louis 010824"--text, bottom right margin.
Type
image
Extent
1 lithograph : color printed ; overall 101.28 x 71.12 cm (39 7/8 x 28 in.)
Identifier
priWWI_L_54
414745
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p9539coll1/id/23594
Subject
Advertising--Recruiting and enlistment
Animals--Pictorial works
Battlefields--Pictorial works
Cats--Pictorial works
Tanks (Military science)--Pictorial works
World War, 1914-1918--Recruiting & enlistment--United States
United States. Army. Tank Corps
Lithographs--Color--1900-1925. (gmgpc)
War posters--American--1910-1920. (gmgpc)
Source
Huntington Collection
World War I
Your Country Calls
Prints and Ephemera, Huntington Digital Library

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