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1917 Ad WWI Ryder & Son Vegetable Seeds St Albans UK Ricardo Brook Advert Art

1917 Ad WWI Ryder & Son Vegetable Seeds St Albans UK Ricardo Brook Advert Art

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This is an original 1917 World War I era two-color print ad for vegetable seeds from Ryder & Son, Ltd., Seed Specialists, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England.

CONDITION

This 98+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print Ad; Two-Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 8.25 x 11 inches; 21 x 28 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)

The Home Front in Britain during World War I saw many changes -- changes in the role of women, the rationing of goods, food shortages, etc., but everyone "did their bit" to help the war effort. This fascinating collection of advertising from 1915-1918 gives us an historical snapshot of what life was like for the British people during the First World War.

This piece was illustrated by Brook, Ricardo. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Vintage Advertising

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