Artist Unknown: To Belgium


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Poster, whose text is written in the form of a poem, solicits funds for 10,000 Belgian families trapped behind German lines when the enemy advanced through this small country whose neutrality was violated. Organizers tried to supply stranded civilians via Belgium’s system of canals which were normally used for shipping bulk cargo. Food was delivered during warmer months because during the long winters, the canals froze solid. 30×20 near mint, conservation backed.