Monday, May 18, 2009

Deliver us from Evil

Original Creation Date:1943
Description:Black & white photo of the head and shoulders of a sad-looking young girl surrounded by smoke or clouds. The photo is centered on a white swastika. Text on poster is in white and blue.
Note:The phrase "deliver us from evil" is a scriptural quote from the Bible, Matthew 6:13, commonly known as a portion of "The Lord's Prayer".

"Official U.S. Treasury Poster"

"WSS 808"

"U.S. Government Printing Office : 1943-O-523825"

Artist information is from "The Camera and the Poster: A Discussion by Matlack Price of the Photographic Entries in the National War Poster Competition", in the January 1942 issue of American Artist.

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