Reward For Information Leading To The Apprehension of - Jesus Christ
c. 1970
20.25 in HIGH x 14.25 in WIDE
(51.43 cm HIGH x 36.19 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Lower right corner has: "Art Young". Lower left corner has LPIU union bug with: "183".

Poster has a thin line of black as a border overall, poster is printed in black on white paper overall. Top of poster has the text: "Reward / For Information Leading To the Apprehension Of-". Below is a stylized Drawing of Jesus Christ from the neck up. Below the drawing the text continues: "Jesus Christ / Wanted - For Sedition, Criminal Anarchy - / Vagrancy, And Conspiring To Overthrow The / Established Government / Dresses Poorly. / Said To Be A Carpenter By Trade, Ill- / Nourished, Has Visionary Ideas, Associates With Common / Working People The Unemployed And Bums. Alien - / Believed To Be A Jew Alias: 'Prince Of Peace, Son Of / Man' - 'Light Of The World' &c &c Professional Agitator / Red Beard, Marks On Hands And Feet The Result OF / Injuries Inflicted By An Angry Mob Led By Respectable / Citizens And Legal Authorities." Art Young was a brilliant satiric cartoonist and an editor of The Masses, (in publication 1911-1917). One of the earliest versions of this image appeared as the cover of The Masses December 1917. It is a potent and easily reproduced graphic; this undated version was likely produced in the early 1970s. [LMC]
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