Lithographs by German graphic artist Hans Rudi Erdt. Living from 1883 to 1918 his work helped sell those very glamorous items known as cigarettes along with automobiles and joining up encouragement for U boat crews.

Advertisement for Manoli cigarettes. Poster.
Advertisement for Manoli cigarettes. Poster. Private collection. Image © meisterdrucke.fr. Fair use license. via https://www.meisterdrucke.fr/fine-art-prints/Hans-Rudi-Erdt/178761/Publicit%C3%A9-pour-les-cigarettes-Manoli.html
U boat recruiting poster.
U boat recruiting poster. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://hasshe.com/world-war-1-posters-german-5b79775e2756dd6f6c7923cc/
Advertisement for Opel automobiles. 1911. Poster.
Advertisement for Opel automobiles. 1911. Poster. In the public domain because it was published before January 1, 1924. via http://samizaweirdo.blogspot.com/2017/09/das-sachplakat-lucian-bernhard-hans.html
Advertisement for Engelhardt cigarettes.
Advertisement for Engelhardt cigarettes. ca. 1915. In the public domain because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hans_Rudi_Erdt_-_Engelhardt,_1915.jpg
"Neverfail." Advertising poster.
“Neverfail.” Advertising poster. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://i.pinimg.com/originals/d1/6c/8e/d16c8e245e6db9483dd609dca0dfd965.png
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