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Mighty Ships

In reviewing the lecture slide show from the class that I missed, the image that struck me the most was that of a WWII US Navy recruiting poster:


It was clearly referential to the Art Deco masterpiece of Cassandre:


I love how the Navy was referencing a work of romance and art to create something needed for recruitment. It takes the art of the Navy to a whole new level.