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1917 Rotogravure Map World War I Training Camps United States Army Historic YNY3

1917 Rotogravure Map World War I Training Camps United States Army Historic YNY3

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"Training Camps Evidence the Rise of the United States as a Nation in Arms"

This is an original 1917 duotone rotogravure map showing the locations of the Training Camps in the United States during World War I.


This 97+ year old Item is rated Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Original portfolio crease. No surface rub. Small chip - left margin. No water damage. There is some tearing and aging along the original center crease and a large chip in the center top. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravured Map; Duotone
  • Grade: Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 21 x 15.5 inches; 53 x 39 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 offer a collection of historic World War I rotogravures from 1917, the year that the United States entered the war. This global conflict, known as the Great War (and sometimes as "The war to end all wars"), was centered in Europe beginning 28 July 1914 and lasting until 11 November 1918, and ultimately involved all the worldÕs great powers and cost millions of lives.

About Rotogravure: Rotogravure is a printing method using a rotary press with intaglio cylinders which allows for very high quality halftone reproductions to be printed at high speed on inexpensive paper stock. Newspapers, beginning with The New York Times, were able to make effective use of this technology, and many published regular rotogravure pictorial sections in their publications during the early 20th century.