Whelan: Men Wanted for the Army 1908.

$950.00

40×30 near mint, conservation backed

Description

Exceptionally fine rare prewar recruiting poster shows a smartly dressed artillery crew manning a gleaming coastal gun on a tropical post. The army was involved in the Caribbean as a result of Teddy Roosevelt’s ‘Manifest Destiny’ policy that supplied a rationale for action in our hemisphere.

Bibliography: Walton Rawls Wake Up America! page 55.