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War I Say [caption title of Spanish-American War-Era Uncle Sam Painting].
War I Say [caption title of Spanish-American War-Era Uncle Sam Painting].
War I Say [caption title of Spanish-American War-Era Uncle Sam Painting].
War I Say [caption title of Spanish-American War-Era Uncle Sam Painting].

War I Say [caption title of Spanish-American War-Era Uncle Sam Painting].

Patriotic image of Uncle Sam with battleships, declaring war on Spain


Gouache painting ca. 1898 showing Uncle Sam declaring War against Spain, i.e. The Spanish-American War.

American war vessels with large gun emplacements, and tall smokestacks and masts are seen in a harbor; one ship at right faces the viewer head-on. Uncle Sam holds a placard with the unambiguous legend “War I Say.”

A compelling, evocative image.


Description: War I Say [caption title of Spanish-American War-Era Uncle Sam Painting].

[America. c1898]. Gouache painting on artist’s board. Approx. 11 x 5¾ inches. Some losses at corners, 1½-inch scratch at lower right; overall, very good.

[3728902]

Price: $1,250.00

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