1918 Print Food Beef Milk Livestock Defense Wartime War ORIGINAL HISTORIC ILW2


This is an original 1918 halftone print of a farmer with a milk container and his cow. The caption reads, "The capital, with an increase of 100,000 population, faced temporary famine. Trucks were put into service. Milk, livestock, and garden vegetables were thus rushed to the city's rescue."


This 93+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. 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: National Defense, Council of National Defense, Trucks