SAVE A LOAF A WEEK World War I Advertising Poster


Genre: World War I
Artist: Frederick G. Cooper
Year Printed: c. 1917
Size: 20 X 29"
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original rare poster: SAVE A LOAF A WEEK - HELP WIN THE WAR. Original WW1, 1917, U. S. Food Administration antique American poster. Artist signed with initials, Frederick G. Cooper (1883 - 1962). Linen backed with fold marks restored during linen backing. This poster was printed by the W. F. Powers Co., N.Y. B+ condition, repair bottom corner. The U.S.A. entered World War One in April 1917, but lost no time in producing many more propaganda posters than any other single nation. During World War I, the people were asked to come to the aid of their country in some way. These posters would be distributed throughout cities and hang on building walls and shop windows. One of the greatest sources of propaganda/patriotic posters was the United States Food Administration. During the war, food became a key tool in fight. The United States produces more food than any other country and was making a profit by selling a portion to the Allies. At the time, President Woodrow Wilson appointed Herbert Hoover to take command of the U.S. Food Administration. This SAVE A LOAF A WEEK poster suggests that if you limit your consumption of bread, you would be doing a small part to ‘help win the war’. The phrasing used adds an emotional attachment. This original SAVE A LOAF A WEEK antique propaganda poster is quite rare and a desirable image for decorating a kitchen. Original poster printed by the U.S. Food Administration during World War 1. The poster has been archival mounted on linen and ready for framing. 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. Consider The Vintage Poster your expert resource for your antique posters. You will be glad you did! 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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