Title

Hunger

Creator

Henry Raleigh

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Creation Date

1918

Description

“Hunger” was one of many posters issued during World War I to encourage support of the war. This poster was illustrated by Henry Raleigh in 1918. According to the Documenting the American South Society, Raleigh was known to be one of the highest paid illustrators in America. This poster portrayed starving women and children in Belgium in order to raise support to combat starvation. Citizens were encouraged to support through minimizing food usage. The poster was created and reproduced as a lithograph at the time of it’s distribution.

Keywords

WWI, poster, Henry Raleigh, lithograph

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