H442 OFFICIAL CIVIL DEFENSE INSIGNIA

$500.00

Charles Coiner, U.S. Government Printing Office, 28.5×40”, 1942

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Description

Coiner’s modernistic symbols for every aspect of civil defense. Coiner was a designer at the N.W. Ayer Ad Agency in Philadelphia and was employed by the government for his visionary talent. This extraordinary informational poster shows varied tasks as would be placed on armbands and helmets of civil defense workers. It is the first American government logo typing ever designed. Extraordinary. Symbolism /Modernism Quite fresh. Near mint barring original soft machine folds.