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1918 Rotogravure World War I Camp MacArthur 32nd National Guard Waco Texas YNY4

1918 Rotogravure World War I Camp MacArthur 32nd National Guard Waco Texas YNY4

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"Camp MacArthur, the Training Quarters of the 32nd National Guard Division"

This is an original 1918 sepia rotogravure with two panoramic views of Camp MacArthur, a World War I training camp in Waco, Texas.

CONDITION

This 96+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +. Light aging throughout. No surface rub. No water damage. There are some small tears in the margin edges and a large chip in the bottom margin. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Very Fine +
  • Dimensions: Approximately 15 x 9.5 inches; 38 x 24 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 rotogravures from the last year of World War I. 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.

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