The avenger's shadow : more metal for U.S. planes, tanks, guns.

Description:

Black and white drawing. A caricatured Japanese soldier holding a smoking gun stands over a fallen man labeled "U.S. pilot". In the distance is a pagoda. At right is a large shadow of a man's head and and shoulders, which appears to be descending over the Japanese soldier. He wears a miner's helmet and the words "more metal for U.S. planes, tanks, guns" appear on his shadow.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 1943  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 524
Past 30 days: 3
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Creator (Artist):
Kirby, Rollin, 1875-1952.

Rollin Kirby was a political cartoonist. Many of his drawings are in the Library of Congress collection.

Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [Washington, D.C.]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1943
Description:

Black and white drawing. A caricatured Japanese soldier holding a smoking gun stands over a fallen man labeled "U.S. pilot". In the distance is a pagoda. At right is a large shadow of a man's head and and shoulders, which appears to be descending over the Japanese soldier. He wears a miner's helmet and the words "more metal for U.S. planes, tanks, guns" appear on his shadow.

Note:

"U.S. Army"--At lower left corner with U.S. seal.

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943-O-528653"

Listed in 1943 Monthly Catalog, p. 1374.

Physical Description:

1 poster : b&w ; 51 x 41 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): metal | fallen soldier | enemy caricature | racial caricature | pilot | Japanese | miner | war supplies | appeal to workers | vengeance | civilian responsibility
Series Title: American War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 276
  • GOVNO: W 107.8:AV 3
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 State 1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc424
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public