Uncle Sam Needs That Extra Shovelful World War I Advertising Poster


Genre: World War I
Artist: F. Sindelar
Year Printed: c. 1918
Size: 20" x 28"
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original World War 1 poster: Uncle Sam Needs That Extra Shovelful (of Coal.) If you like the Uncle Sam image, this is a good one to have. Help Uncle Sam to Win the War Rare linen backed original poster. B condition. This poster was torn in half both vertically and horizontally. Restoration work done is excellent and this is why we included all the extra images. Printed for the U.S. Fuel Administration. Printed by Lathan Litho. & PTG Co, Brooklyn N.Y. Compared to other Fuel Administration posters this one is very dramatic and special. It depicts a workman shoveling coal, and Uncle Sam touching him gently on the shoulder. Beneath the image is a list of directions on how to best use coal and help with the war effort. This poster is desirable not only for its fantastic artistry but also as a piece of history in how energy was conserved and consumed! The goal of the Fuel Administration was to encourage the conservation of fuel. By creating the Fuel Administration, the U S. Government was able to control energy consumtion. It also promoted Daylight Savings Time. 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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