McClelland Barclay (1891-1943)

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Title:
Save Your Cans
Size:
33" x 23"
Medium:
Lithograph
Price:
$925
INV. #:
10533
 
Original. Linen backed; excellent condition.
Save your cans : help pass the ammunition : prepare your tin cans for war ....
An woman's arm holding a tomato can appears on the bottom right side of the poster. The can image is repeated and runs into the painting. As the cans get smaller, they change into a chain of bullets that a soldier is feeding into his gun,
Text continues: 1. Remove tops and bottoms, 2. take off paper labels, 3. wash thoroughly, 4. flatten firmly.
War Production Board seal in bottom left corner