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Original Wwi Irish Canadian Rangers Recruiting Poster, Linen-backed For Sale
Date: c. 1914 Size: 41.25 x 27.5 inches Notes:Poster, Linen-Backed Artist: Anonymous
About The Poster: The poster, produced by the Montreal Litho
Co. during the First World War, shows a soldier waving to troops, with
ships leaving the harbour. The slogan, "We go next" adressed Irish
According to Wikipedia, "The Irish Canadian Rangers perpetuated the indirect service of the 199th Battalion Duchess of Connaught's Own Irish Rangers, CEF. Served as 1914 – 55th Irish Canadian Rangers; 1920 – The Irish Canadian Rangers; 1936 – disbanded."
During the war, posters played an important role
as vectors of motivation and patriotic fervour. "The appeal of
posters also lies in the use of familiar images and expressions. Graphic
artists combined their skill with advertising copywriters to sway
public opinion and unite people in support of the war effort. The
posters’ effectiveness arises from complex designs of words and symbols
to communicate, invite action and build consensus." (Source : Australian
National Wartime Museum, Patriotism, Persuasion, Propaganda, American
This poster has been mounted on linen and is in very good condition.
It is found in important national collections (Library and Archives
Canada, Library of Congress, U.S.A, Canadian War Museum). Please ask to
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Original Wwi Irish Canadian Rangers Recruiting Poster, Linen-backed: $1,900