YWCA Hostess House World War I Advertising Poster


Genre: World War I
Artist: Walter Tittle
Year Printed: c. WWI
Size: 28.25" x 38.25"
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original poster: SOLDIERS-SAILOR AND WOMEN GUESTS welcome to the Y.W.C.A. hostess house "A bit of home within the camps". A sailor shakes the hand of a man while a woman is standing and smiling at them. Linen backed original WW1 poster printed in semitone colors. Fine condition with original fold marks restored during linen backing. Rarely seen original vintage poster c. 1917 - 1918 The Lost Pottier & Stymus Bldg - 375-377 Lexington Avenue. The vacated factory was taken over by the YWCA in December 1918 to accommodate wounded servicemen returning from Europe. The six-floor "Hostess House" opened on Christmas Day. The New-York Tribune reported that it had sleeping accommodations for 56, and noted "There is a comfortable lounging room, with books and magazines, where relatives of the boys may sit about and rest." This is an Original Lithograph Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is professional acid-free conservation mounted and in good condition. 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! #poster.guru #sketches

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