Tag Archives: World War I

Poster History

Acquisition from the Hans Sachs Poster Collection: Rare and Important WWI Aviation Poster

One of the great joys of being a poster collector is finding a rarity that brings you right back to your earliest interests and passions. As a boy, I was fascinated with WWI aviation and dove headlong into model-making, visits … Read more

Poster History

100 Years Ago Today: The Sinking of the Lusitania

100¬†years ago today, the sinking of Cunard’s luxurious Lusitania off the coast of Ireland by a U-Boat took 1,198 lives (including 123 Americans) and evoked a visceral anti-German reaction in England and the US. The deadly submarine cordon around Britain … Read more