Poster, Food Is a Weapon, 1943
This is a poster. It was published by Office of War Information. It is dated 1943 and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
This poster shines a spotlight on a plate of chicken bones, pulling drama from mundane circumstances. The arresting headline heightens the emotional intensity.
This object was
Unknown donor: unsolicited gift.
It is credited
Gift of Unknown Donor.
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Its dimensions are
H x W: 57.8 × 41.6 cm (22 3/4 × 16 3/8 in.)
Cite this object as
Poster, Food Is a Weapon, 1943; Published by Office of War Information ; USA; lithograph on paper; H x W: 57.8 × 41.6 cm (22 3/4 × 16 3/8 in.); Gift of Unknown Donor; 1987-24-23
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition How Posters Work.