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The Arts of the Great War Collection

As the 100th anniversary of World War I approaches, the Arts of the Great War Collection has been made available for purchase. This website has just a small sample of our 9,000+ items in the total collection. To see the entire collection, please contact Dr. Bruce Hunter at (603) 924-6500.

What is in the Arts of the Great War Collection?

This is a collection of World War I posters, prints, photographs, pictorial images, object d’art pieces, original art and ephemera. Every piece in the collection is museum quality has been professionally archived and cataloged.

Since 1997, Dr. Bruce Hunter has been building the collection, which includes more than 8,600 items ranging from James Montgomery Flagg’s original 1917 “I Want You” poster to over one hundred beautifully hand-carved artillery shells known as ‘trench art’. The nearly 700 World War I era posters in the collection represent every aspect of the war and the majority have been restored, linen-backed and framed using museum glass.

If you or your institution is interested in purchasing the Arts of the Great War Collection, please see our Contact Us page.

Arts of the Great War Collection