Our Carelessness Their Secret Weapon

Unknown American, American



Lithograph on paper

Overall: 41 3/4 × 30 1/4 in. (106 × 76.8 cm)

Plate: 27 13/16 × 21 3/4 in. (70.7 × 55.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Willis S. Fitch, Class of 1917 or Gift of Edward Tuck, Class of 1862



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


unknown; In print, bottom left: U.S. Government Printing Office: 1943--0-505840.

Course History

ENGL 7, Sense & Surveillance II, Aimee Bahng, Winter 2012

JAPN 61, The Art of War: Stories, Paintings, Films, and Propaganda from Japan’s Modern Wars, James Dorsey, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

No Laughing Matter: Visual Humor in Ideas of Race, Nationality, and Ethnicity, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, in conjunction with the Humanities Institute, Leslie Center for the Humanities, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 6-December 9, 2007.

On All Fronts: Posters from the World Wars in the Dartmouth Collection, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-July 4, 1999.

Publication History

Diane Miliotes, Nermina Zildzo, War Posters, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1999, listed p.6.


Acquired by either Willis Stetson Fitch (1896-1978) or Edward Tuck (1842-1938), date unknown; given to Special Collections, Baker Library, Dartmouth College, date unknown; transferred to present collection, 1987.

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