(Auction 2252 ended 3 August 2011)
|U.S. Needs Us Strong/Eat Nutritious Food, c 1942.
At auction August 3. Estimate: $400 to $600. (Lot 69)
A new exhibition at the National Archives in Washington, DC entitled "What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?" examines the government's effect on the American diet.
|Charles Livingston Bull's Save the Products of the Land/Eat More Fish, c 1918.
Estimate: $800 to $1,200. (Lot 115)
|Eat More/Eat Less, from a group of five WWI posters, c 1917.
Estimate: $700 to $1,000 for the lot. (Lot 81)
Swann has offered many government-issued food-related posters over the years, and there are many fine examples--most issued during WWI and II-- in our August 3 Vintage Posters auction.
|Make Every 'Second' Count..., 1943, from a group of five posters.
Estimate: $1,000 to $1,500 for the lot. (Lot 73)