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"Follow The Boys In Blue" WWI Navy Recruitment Poster by George Hand Wright (1917)

"Follow The Boys In Blue" WWI Navy Recruitment Poster by George Hand Wright (1917)

"Follow The Boys In Blue" is an original WWI Navy recruitment poster designed by renowned American Painter and Illustrator, George Hand Wright in 1917. This vintage landmark piece puts emphasis on the diversity of the Navy with a colorful and captivating depiction of men from all backgrounds.

NOTE: This is a slightly different version than the other poster of this title in our collection. It includes a line of red text above "Enlist in the Navy". An image matching this poster is listed in the Library of Congress. These were probably printed during different runs.

Size*: 20" x 29.25"
Condition: Very Good

Rolled. Linen backed and restored. Professional restoration addressed the following: Small chip in upper right corner, 3" tear through the flag (really nicely restored)

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Poster Text:  Follow the boys in blue for home and country - Colorplates by the Gill Engraving Co., N.Y. - Painted for and presented to the U.S. Navy by George Wright - U.S. Navy Publicity Bureau, New YorkEnlist in the Navy
Tags: WWI   Navy   Recruitment  
Produced by:  U.S. Navy  
Artist/Designer(s): George Hand Wright  
* Sizes are approximate and given in good faith. Sizes are also given for the area of the item itself. Linen backing posters may slightly stretch the poster size, in addition posters often have a larger linen border that extends beyond the poster area. Measurements are for poster alone. Please contact us if you have any questions or you need to confirm exact size.
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