War & Emprunts & Military
Here above are 3 of the most famous people in the world during World War I, Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford and Charley Chaplin doing their part supporting the War bonds effort. War bonds known as Emprunts in France were vital to supporting the effort to help the troupes so all the most famous artists of the period contributed their artwork for posters for free. Paper was scarce so a lesser quality paper was available. Most of the posters used only black ink to save. We have many of the most famous posters from this period.