This is an original 1920 halftone print of a U. S. Navy officer buying(?) bananas from boat venders in a tropical port. Illustrated by artist M. D. James (artist signature in print, bottom left of image).
Period Paper has obtained an extraordinary collection of rare print memorabilia related to the U.S. Navy. These scarce finds are the perfect one-of-a-kind gifts for Navy personnel, officers, and Naval Academy historians. These are not modern reproductions, digital reprints, or copies.
This 91+ year old Item is rated Near Mint. No aging. No creases. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Grayscale
Grade: Near Mint
Dimensions: Approximately 7 x 9 inches; 18 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)