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The Past is Behind Us, The Future is Ahead. Let Us All Strive to Make the Future Better and Brighter than the Past Ever Was.

Accession Number
1954/2.35.6

Title
The Past is Behind Us, The Future is Ahead. Let Us All Strive to Make the Future Better and Brighter than the Past Ever Was.

Artist(s)
Gerrit A. Beneker

Object Creation Date
1918

Medium & Support
color lithograph on paper

Dimensions
19 15/16 x 15 in. (50.5 x 38 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Maurice F. Lyons

Primary Object Classification
Print

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
Text-based Art
World War I
hands
helmet
males
modern and contemporary art
posters
soldier
standing
wars

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