NOT SOLD (BIDDING OVER)
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WAS NOT SOLD, auction date was 2008 Aug 10 @ 12:00UTC-5 : EST/CDT
Graphic and macabre, we love it anyway - anti-Soviet, anti-communist propoganda from 1950's France...
Purchased in Europe from a dealer who specializes in old paper - posters, prints, labels - this poster is - to us, at least - striking and fabulous (it should be noted that what we think is fabulous has also been called 'twisted', 'macabre' , 'strange'... ) The sarcastic tone of the poster (Profitez des camps de vacances ... sovietiques= take advantage of vacation spots ... in the USSR) appeals to a retro sense of political propriety and simplicity. Printed in the 50's by a group called Peace and Liberty (in French:Paix et Liberte) it is stridently anti-communist on nature. Peach and Liberty evidently often used this type of clear-cut message in its anti-communist, anti-nazism approach. According to research we have found the group ignored antitotalitarianism and did not equate it with anticommunism - which it viewed as a new and very dangerous homegrown enemy. The poster is in excellent condition, has been recently linen backed and measures 23 x 32. This piece can be shipped worldwide. ALL OF OUR POSTERS ARE ORIGINAL, NON-REPRODUCTION PIECES. We are happy to answer any questions you may have or to send additional photos and we gladly ship worldwide. Thank you for your interest.
Title:1950s Anti-Soviet Political Poster/French