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 poster: THE SHIPS ARE COMING.. Artist: James H. Daugherty (1889-1974) Publisher: U.S. Shipping Board, Emergency Fleet Corporation, Publication Section, Philadelphia, 1917. Poster showing a large 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 Emerency Fleet Corporaton, 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 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).

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