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Object ID

2022.1.33

Object Name

Poster

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Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash:

American WWII propaganda mock ‘Wanted’ poster seeking ‘Adolf Schickelgruber Alias Hitler’ for ‘Murder; Arson; Grand Larceny; Possession of Firearms; Piracy; Treachery; Religious Persecution. Shoot On Sight!” Features two mug shots with facsimile set of ten fingerprints at bottom, each with a swastika. His description includes ‘Shaggy lock hand over forehead…demented gaze…football mustache…marked devotion for brown shifts…’. Particulars section states ‘This man has tendency to become hysterical, has been known to throw himself on floor and gnaw rugs…delusions…about his maniacal,...suffer from dreams of persecution…worked at only one known trade - house painting.’ Text on the bottom half includes ‘If captured dead or alive, the reward will be freedom for the entire world and peace for all nations.’

Dimensions

29 3/4 x 25 3/4"

Keywords

Adolf Hitler

Subcollection

Propaganda

Mock 'Wanted' Poster

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