I Want You for the Navy World War I Advertising Poster


Genre: World War I
Artist: Howard Chandler Christy
Year Printed: 1917
Size: 26.5" x 41"
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original. Linen Backed. Rare. I WANT YOU FOR THE NAVY. Promotion for anyone enlisting apply any recruiting stations or postmaster. Authentic World War 1 antique military poster. Forbes Boston. a "Forbes, Boston" printer's stamp in the lower right corner. (Apr 1918 in bottom left corner) Would be flawless with out the Apr 1918 on bottom corner.) This lovely poster was the work of Howard Chandler Christy, creator of the famous "Christy Girls." (The Christy girl was usually his wife's image.) The patriotism he displayed in the Spanish-American war was rekindled during WWI. He drew upon that fervor and his tremendous talent to create posters for the war effort. Among the most popular were his Red Cross and Navy images, both featuring the famous Christy Girl. Reference: Rawls p.78, Paret 74, Borkan 24, Rickards 14. This is an Original Lithograph Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is professional acid-free conservation mounted, linen backed, and in very good condition. (please note that standard excellent condition allows for very minor handling wear at edges). This is an Original Lithograph Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. The Vintage Poster has been working with collectors around the world helping them with their original vintage poster collections. Our posters come with a . We stand behind the description and condition of the vintage posters shown on the website. The Vintage Poster is an IVPDA certified vintage poster dealer. Available online to you 24/7. We are glad to assist you. Our current inventory is online and is updated frequently. To purchase, simply add the item(s) to your cart and check out. They will be delivered to your door. Your satisfaction is guaranteed!

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