Poster: "We have just begun to fight!" OFFICE OF WAR INFORMATION.

Poster: "We have just begun to fight!"

Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1943. OWI Poster No.62, inspired by the iconic French WWI poster designed by Jules Abel Faivre. "The quotation is from John Paul Jones, a naval commander during the American revolutionary war, and his famous rebuttal to the commander of the HMS Serapis during the engagement between the Royal Navy frigate and Jones' ship Bonhomme Richard in 1779" (pictured in: AULICH. War Posters: Weapons of Mass Communication, p.170). Original poster, offset lithographed in three colors on off-white stock measuring 51cm x 71.75cm (20" x 28 1/8"). Old fold lines with a few tiny tears into margins; small loss to upper corner (not approaching image); Very Good. Unbacked.

Price: $350.00

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