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WORLD WAR I FOOD ADMINISTRATION POSTERS

Lot 0376 Details

Description
Group of eight graphic posters promoting food conservation. Text includes: 1.) "Eat More Corn, Oats and Rye Products...Eat Less Wheat, Meat, Sugar and Fats To save For The Army..." 2.) "Food is Ammunition - Don't Waste It." 3.) Cardinal Mercier has appealed to the Food Administration for more food for starving millions...ship more to the war-stricken people of France - Belgium - Italy" 4.) "Heroic Women of France toiling to produce food...Are you doing your part? 5.) "Sir - don't waste while your wife saves / Adopt the doctrine of the clean plate- do your share." 6.) "This is what GOD gives us / What are you giving that others may live? Eat less / Wheat / Meat / Sugar / Send more to Europe or they will starve." 7.) Italian language "L'Italia / Ha Bisogno Carne-Frumento-Grasso & Zucchero Mangiante poco di questo cibo perche deve andare al nostro popolo, e le truppe d'Italia..." 8.) "Your Sugar Ration is 2 lbs. Per Month...in order to provide a restricted ration to England, France, and Italy." Imprinted at bottom right "The Carey Printing Company."

Dimensions:
 Largest sheet - 29" H x 21" W; 
 Smallest sheet - 22" H x 14" W; 


Provenance: Dr. Alan York Estate
Condition
All exhibit toning, buckling, creases, and tears.
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WORLD WAR I FOOD ADMINISTRATION POSTERS

Estimate $100 - $200Nov 11, 2017
Starting Price $50
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