1917 Print Tank Turret Gun Weapon Joseph Pennell England World War I XDJ1

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This is an original 1917 black and white halftone print entitled Fitting Guns in Turrets by Joseph Pennell. This image gives an insight to the behind-the-scenes effort of industrial workers to support the war in England during World War I.

CONDITION

This 94+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.25 x 5 inches; 16 x 13 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)

This piece was illustrated by Pennell, Joseph. Artist signature in print - bottom center of image.

Pennell, Joseph

Joseph Pennell (July 4, 1857 Ð April 23, 1926) Pennell was an American artist and author. He was born in Philadelphia where he studied until graduation and then went to Europe and made his home in London. He produced many books, but was well known for his etching and illustration talents. He taught at the Slade School of Art, but did work for America throughout his career; most notably a poster for the fourth Liberty Loans campaign where Lady Liberty and New York were in flames and under attack.

Keywords specific to this image: Historic, Military, Warehouse, Manufacture

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