Halt the Hun! : buy U.S. government bonds, Third Liberty Loan.

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Drawing of an Allied Forces soldier pushing a German soldier away from a frightened woman who is holding a small child in her lap. The German soldier has blood on his hands. Red flames rise from the ground in the background.

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1 print (poster) : lithograph, col. ; 76 x 51 cm.

Creation Information

Raleigh, Henry Patrick, 1880-1945. 1918.

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Drawing of an Allied Forces soldier pushing a German soldier away from a frightened woman who is holding a small child in her lap. The German soldier has blood on his hands. Red flames rise from the ground in the background.

Physical Description

1 print (poster) : lithograph, col. ; 76 x 51 cm.

Notes

"Hun" was a derogatory term used by the British and Americans to describe German soldiers during the First World War.

Source of artist identification: Franklin & Marshall College Library, Archives & Special Collections (http://library.fandm.edu/archives/spcoll/wwiartists.html)

Artist date from New York Times obituary.

"Edwards & Deutsch Litho. Co. Chicago"--At lower right corner of picture.

Listed in 1918 Monthly Catalog, p. 588.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 267
  • Government Documents No.: T 1.25/7:4-A
  • Call Number: Posters WW1 Raleigh 1
  • OCLC: 41116903 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2699106 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc433

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World War One Collection

Materials focusing on the WWI era from 1914 to 1918. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images.

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  • 1918

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 9:02 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 8, 2014, 5:32 p.m.

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Raleigh, Henry Patrick, 1880-1945. Halt the Hun! : buy U.S. government bonds, Third Liberty Loan., poster, 1918; Chicago, Ill.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc433/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.