1917 Ad Portland Cement Concrete Construction S 8th St Viaduct Allentown PA YRR1


This is an original 1917 black and white print ad for concrete road and bridge construction that was sponsored by the Portland Cement Association during the World War I era. The ad also features a photograph that depicts the South Eighth Street Viaduct in Allentown, Pennsylvania that was built by the McArthur Bros. Company.


This 96+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light creasing. There is light bleedthrough on this piece from the verso. Some light surface rub.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.25 x 9.5 inches; 16 x 24 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of vintage ads, prints, and articles from The American Review of Reviews during the World War I (WW1) era. To continue browsing this interesting collection, simply click the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

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