Lot 37 of 271:
Victory Gardens original poster WWI  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$420
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
The Seeds of Victory Insure the Fruits of Peace - original poster
Author:
Flagg, James Montgomery
Place:
Publisher:
National War Garden Commission
Date:
1918
Description:

Color poster with canvas backing. Illustrated by James Montgomery Flagg. 83x57 cm (33x20½").

Beneath the illustration a caption reads, "Write to National War Garden Commission for free books about gardening, canning, and drying." An excellent copy of one of the many great posters produced during the campaign to promote home gardens during the food conservation efforts of World War I, this example with a wonderful illustration by Flagg.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
A hint of toning at edges; near fine or better.
 
Item number:
302770
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