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WAVE and Telegram

A portrait of a WAVE with a telegram in the background
Description: Painting, Oil on Canvas; by John Falter; C. 1942; Framed Dimensions 22H X 26W
Accession #: 45-127-Q
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Falter infused the subjects of his recruiting posters with striking expression. In the 1940s, a poster such as this one with its dramatic lighting, serious tone and portrayal of a woman performing a job formerly reserved for men would have caught and held a passerby's attention. 

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • World War II 1939-1945
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