YOUR WORK MEANS VICTORY, BUILD ANOTHER ONE, 1918. Original US WW1 Poster (28 x 38” / 92 x 125 cm) originally rolled and now linen backed. Distributed by the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation and published by Ketterlinus Philada. Imp., Philadelphia, PA. Designed by artist Fred J. Hoertz, this poster features a view of an American ship yard and workers as they work on rigging the smokestack of a war ship. President Woodrow Wilson initiated a massive poster propaganda project to convince the American people that all war efforts were both justified and necessary. This poster was specifically targeted at shipyard workers to remind them that their labor was essential for victory and that they were just as important as the troops.
Originally rolled this poster was in fairly good condition prior to linen backing. There was visible staining damage along the left margin next to title in blue area, but was improved during the restoration and linen backing to be virtually unnoticeable. Please also note a couple small chips were missing from outside white margins as well, but have been filled in during linen backing process.
Condition C6. For Sale $425
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