Poignant, Rare, Early WWII Polish War Relief Poster by Artist W. T. Benda
ARTIFACT: Poignant, rare, early WWII Polish War Relief Poster by artist "W. T. Benda". The large, striking central image is that of a mother grasping a swaddled infant and a young child peering up over her shoulder from behind. In the sky overhead are war machines, above which read: "POLISH WAR RELIEF" and the base reads: "INASMUCH AS YE HAVE DONE IT UNTO ONE OF THE LEAST OF THESE." Printed on heavy card stock, this smaller sized poster is in very fine condition and suitable for framing.
VINTAGE: Circa WWII
SIZE: Approximately 22 ¼" x 14 ¼"
MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Heavy card stock, ink
MARKINGS: "ALLIED PRINTING TRADES COUNCIL UNION LABEL CHICAGO 48", "W. T. BENDA" artist
ITEM NOTES: This is from a Polish militaria collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. Shipping costs have been added - if you would like to pick it up in person, the price will be reduced. MFEX15 LCIEX7/15
CONDITION: 7+ (Very Fine+): Poster shows moderate to heavy wear at the very corners and some fine sketching on the reverse, hard to see in the photo. Overall, the poster shows mild to moderate storage/age wear and is in very fine condition.
GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.