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I Summon you to Comradeship, Harrison Fisher

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Artist   Harrison Fisher - View Bio
Title   I Summon you to Comradeship
Date Of Work   1918
Dimensions   40.25 x 30
Notes   Large oversize Fischer poster for World War 1. I summon you to Comradeship in the Red Cross" W. Wilson. Paret 82, Rawls 126.
Fisher's Red Cross recruitment poster transforms one of the relief organization's nurses into a symbol resembling an American 'Marianne,' a flawless beauty brimming with health. Of course, no actual signs of hard work are present, only the all-white ensemble hints at the possibility of a nurse's uniform. The blanched clothing also emphasizes the inherent purity of women and alludes to the outerwear of mythical goddesses, while the flag clutched against the woman's breast serves as a patriotic reminder. Ref. PAI-XXXVIII
Price Category   Category D  View Price Categories
Inventory Number   9414