THE SHIPS ARE COMING World War I Advertising Poster


Genre: World War I
Artist: James Henry Daugherty
Year Printed: 1917
Size: 20 X 30
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original: THE SHIPS ARE COMING vintage poster. Artist: James H. Daugherty (1889-1974) Publisher: U.S. Shipping Board, Emergency Fleet Corporation, Publication Section, Philadelphia, 1917. Poster showing a giant eagle flying above ships setting sail for a distant shore in flames. Rawls p. 77, Theofiles 255, Paret 116. Printed by Forbes; Issued by publication section Emergency Fleet Corporation, Philadelphia A really great American World War 1 vintage poster. By the summer of 1918, the Emergency Fleet Corporation had a great array of shipbuilding facilities under its direction, including the huge Hog Island shipyard near Philadelphia, which could launch seventy-eight ships at once.This is a rare and stunning original lithograph poster from 1917, created by the American modernist painter, muralist, and illustrator James Henry Daugherty (1889-1974). The poster depicts a majestic eagle soaring above a fleet of ships sailing towards a distant shore engulfed in flames. The poster was commissioned by the U.S. Shipping Board and Emergency Fleet Corporation to promote American shipbuilding efforts during World War I. The poster is a powerful symbol of patriotism, courage, and determination, as well as a striking example of Daugherty’s bold and dynamic style. The poster is linen-backed, in A- condition, and ready to frame. The outside right border and a small section of the bottom were restored during linen-backing. It measures 20 x 30 inches and has vibrant colors and sharp details. The artist signs the poster in the lower right corner and has the publisher’s information at the bottom. This is a rare opportunity to own a piece of American history and art, as collectors and museums highly seek after this poster. Don’t miss this chance to add this magnificent poster to your collection or to give it a unique and memorable gift. This is an Original Lithograph Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. The Vintage Poster has been working with collectors worldwide, 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 happy to assist you. Our current inventory is online and is updated frequently. To purchase, add the item(s) to your cart and check out. They will be delivered to your door. Your satisfaction is guaranteed! #thevintageposter.

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