This is an original two-page 1918 halftone print of images of the Calvin Austin ship and the training of young soldiers. The caption reads, "The Calvin Austin, of the United States Shipping Board, is the first craft aboard which young Americans are trained to carry the Stars and Stripes to the trading ports of the world after the war has been won." Please see additional images.
This 93+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging in margins. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. Light scuff - right side. No tears. No water damage. Please note there is printing on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine +
Dimensions: Approximately 6.25 x 9.25 inches; 16 x 23 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)
Keywords specific to this image: Boston, St. Johns, Knot, Boat, Ship