Destroy This Mad Brute


Destroy This Mad Brute. American World War I poster by artist Harry R. Hopps for the U.S. Army. Depicted is a crazed gorilla, representing Germany, carrying a bloody club and the limp body of a woman while standing on the American shore.

Associated Date: 1917 - 1918

Location: Currently not on view

Related Event: World War I


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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Alfred Marston Tozzer

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: AF.74258MCatalog Number: 74258MAccession Number: 291785

Object Name: PosterOther Terms: Poster; Documents; Army

Physical Description: paper (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall: 48 in x 32 in; 121.92 cm x 81.28 cm


Record Id: nmah_443592

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