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What Are YOU doing? The Kaiser Is Canned—Can Food
What Are YOU doing? The Kaiser Is Canned—Can Food
Artist:
Date:
1919
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Color Lithograph Poster
Dimensions:
Sheet: 838 x 562 mm (33 x 22 1/8 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1997.116
Acquisition Date:
1997-12-11
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Exhibition History:

Weapons of Mass Seduction: The Art of Propaganda, Wais and Knowles Galleries of Textile Arts, de Young Museum, 5/5/18 - 10/7/18

A Feast for the Eye, 1998

original American World War I poster
The artist has cheekily canned the kaiser, creating a visual metaphor for the vital role of preserving food in the war’s outcome.