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1917 Wood Engraving WWI Cartoon PUNCH Food Rationing Bread British Home Front

1917 Wood Engraving WWI Cartoon PUNCH Food Rationing Bread British Home Front

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"The Price of Victory"

This is an original 1917 black and white in-text wood engraving of a World War I political cartoon satirizing food rationing on the British home front.

CONDITION

This 98+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Small wrinkle - bottom right corner. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.75 x 10.5 inches; 20 x 27 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 political cartoons from the World War I era from PUNCH, or The London Charivari, the famous British weekly magazine of humor and satire. PUNCH was noted for its humorous cartoon illustrations, and this collection includes the works of some of the outstanding cartoonists of the day: Bernard Partridge; F. H. Townsend and Leonard Raven-Hill on the subject of the First World War from a uniquely British perspective.

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