Screening the Axis.

Description:

A mesh metal being stands upright holding a metal sieve through which he strains the metal weaponry out of the enemy. Nazi and Japanese soldiers rain down into the sieve. Above and behind them are dark clouds with lightning striking downward toward the sieve. In the far background is a town.

Creator(s): Artzybasheff, Boris, 1899-1965.
Creation Date: 1942  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War Poster Collection
World War Two Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 2,381
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Creator (Artist):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: [New York]
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1942
Description:

A mesh metal being stands upright holding a metal sieve through which he strains the metal weaponry out of the enemy. Nazi and Japanese soldiers rain down into the sieve. Above and behind them are dark clouds with lightning striking downward toward the sieve. In the far background is a town.

Note:

"Copyright 1942, Wickwire Spencer Steel Company"

Title is from "Axis in agony!" (New York: Wickwire Spencer Steel Company, 1944).

Physical Description:

1 poster : b&w ; 43 x 55 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): enemy caricature | steel | Axis | racial caricature | metal | steel mesh | Nazis | Japanese | sieve | war production | war supplies
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. 044
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2049.2
  • OCLC: 68678704 |
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW2 Artzybasheff 5
  • UNTCAT: b2994803 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc588
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
License: Copyright
Holder: Wickwire Spencer Steel Company