Edward Penfield (1866-1925)

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Harper's July
14 1/8" x 21 1/8"
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Harper's July; The German Struggle for Liberty. Original turn of the century lithograph by Edward Penfield. Size: 14 1/8" x 21 18"

enfield created this poster to publicize Bigelow’s lengthy history of the Germanic people, serialized in the Monthly as “the first popular interpretation ever given to the rehabilitation of Germany through the uprising of the German people against the Napoleanic invasion.” July’s number began the series, which was published by Harper and Brothers as a two-volume set in 1896.

Harper's June 1895
HARPER’S | The | German | Struggle | for | Liberty | JULY
[Poster for Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, Jul 1895]. German soldier at guardhouse. Four-color lithograph: grey, blue, yellow and red. New York: Harper & Brothers, published Jun 1895.

Original. Presented in a 20" x 30" acid free archival museum mat.
The magazine Harper's, issue of July, confronts the problems of The German Struggle for Liberty. Shown a German soldier in a helmet and armed with a rifle stands tall, and yet an uneasiness appears on his face. At a closer look one will notice that not only does the soldier grasp his rifle in support, but in despair.

This Harper's July is an Original Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is conservation mounted, linen backed, and in excellent condition.
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