Paus: Are You Fit?


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Herbert Paus: Are You Fit? c.1917. National Guard Recruiting poster tells viewers that Uncle Sam is looking for every fit man. Framed in deep red, an army captain is pictured sitting atop an observation tower watches artillery practice through binoculars. Below him artillerymen practice firing light artillery in the desert southwest possibly in Arizona from the look of the cactus. This recruiting poster was printed for the Citizens Preparedness Committee, igitur is super rare. Not in the Library of Congress. 29×22 near mint, conservation backed.