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1918 Rotogravure World War I Paris French War Bond Liberation Loan Compaign YNY4

1918 Rotogravure World War I Paris French War Bond Liberation Loan Compaign YNY4

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"Paris in Vigorous Campaign for 'Liberation Loan'"

This is an original 1918 sepia rotogravure with two views of Paris during the last French war loan campaign called the "Loan of Liberation" in the final days of World War I. Captured German helmets and other equipment were given as premiums to purchasers of the Liberation Loans.

CONDITION

This 96+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No surface rub. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Rotogravure; Sepia
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.75 x 15 inches; 25 x 38 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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