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Print Number 3934 
Painter Filipowski, R. 
Title The Torch; Be Yours to Hold it High! If Ye Break Faith with Us Who Die We Shall Not Sleep, Though Poppies Grow in Flanders Fields.  
Engraver  
Date c. 1939 
Publisher Ministry of War Services 
Place of Publication Canada  
Image Size (mm) 890 x 590 
Image Size (Inches) 35.04 x 23.23 
Paper Size (mm) 920 x 606 
Paper Size (Inches) 36.22 x 23.86 
Platemark Size (mm) x  
Platemark Size (Inches) x  
Coloring Printed in Color 
Medium Lithograph 
Condition Very Good, laid down on acid free canvas for long term preservation.  
Notes Iconic poster commemorating the sacrifices made during the First World War, with the Canadian National Vimy Memorial, Vimy Ridge, in the background, and a heroic figure raising the torch of liberty in the foreground, symbolizing the cause for which the soldiers fell.  
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Price (US$) 1000  
Short Description Advertising Canadian; Military Canadian; Posters; 20th Century Art, Art Nouveau & Deco;  
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