c.1918 Teamwork Builds Ships William Dodge Stevens WWI U.S. Shipping Board
Artist: Stevens, William Dodge
Size (in): 49" x 36"
Size (cm): 124.5 x 91.5
Linen backed: Yes
William Dodge Stephens created this visceral poster image emphasizing America’s industrial might for the United States Shipping Board during the First World War. Lean muscular men focus intently on the task at hand as one swings a heavy sledge and another wields an air hammer against the edifice of a ship hull glowing orange from an unseen blast furnace. The poster is highly effective at both celebrating the contribution of labor and conveying the message that, with respect to the war effort, American Means Business.
This large impressive vintage original WWI poster has been professionally backed to linen with expert touch up and minor repairs as needed including some restoration to minor paper loss on the right margin and mitigation to slight edgewear in places. Overall condition is very good. Contact us for more information as needed.