WWI Poster Exhibit Presentation



When: November 5th 
Time: 4:30 P.M.
Cost: Free 

 

Mike Falk, curator of the exhibit give a talk about WWI poster, His presentation will touch on the artists, printing techniques, need for the posters, and events that occurred during the war.

the Exhibit will include over 100 posters from the 1915 – 1919 period of World War 1, representing the propaganda efforts of the United States, Britain, France and Germany. The posters cover a variety of topics ranging from enlistment, conservation and government loans to troop entertainment.  Some are beautiful illustrations while others are just simple art or printed words.

Mike was raised in Coshocton and has lived in Columbus since he graduated from OSU. He has been collecting both World War 1 and World War 2 posters for over 30 years.  Mike’s father-in-law, knowing of Mike’s interest in militaria, purchased some while antique hunting in Columbus to give to him as a gift.

 

The Ohio Arts Council also helped fund this event with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans. 

Johnson Humrickhouse Museum
300 N. Whitewoman Street
Coshocton, OH 43812
740-622-8710
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