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The American Soldier: The Revolutionary War
Date: 1943
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Medium: Watercolor and black ink on Whatman illustration board
Dimensions: Overall: 25 7/16 x 19 9/16 in. ( 64.6 x 49.7 cm )
Description: Illustration: One of six watercolors from the 1943 Calendar 'The American Soldier', from the Berwind-White Coal Mining Co., founded 1874 in western Pennsylvania.
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Charles E. Dunlap
Object Number: 1953.49a
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Marks: signed: bottom left, ink: "GORDON/HAKE"
Inscribed: Signed at lower left inside image in black ink: "GORDON / HAKE"

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Drawing depicted in the American Soldier Calendar for 1943. Received the Art Directors' Club of Philadelphia Award presented to the Berwind-White Coal Mining Company for the Best Color Illustration in Direct Mail Advertising, 12th Annual Exhibition of Advertising Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art.