Washington DC: United States Food Administration, 1918. First Edition. Linen-backed. This is an ORIGINAL vintage World War One poster, entitled "Sugar Means Ships" by Artist E. Fuhr.1918. 15.5" x 19" plus 2" linen border. Printed by The Carey Printing Company of New York. Expertly linen-backed by dba Innis Archive.
The theme of the poster is to reduce the domestic consumption of sugar during WWI. The text reads, "The Consumption of sugar sweetened drinks must be reduced. For your beverages 400 million lbs. of sugar were imported in Ships last year Every Ship is needed to carry soldiers and supplies now". Beautifully drawn in a style reminiscent of Charles Dana Gibson. Near Fine and expertly linen-backed. Shipped rolled in a hard mailing tube. FREE SHIPPING via USPS to any United States Address. Near Fine. Item #1932