1942 Print Arithmetic Food Civilian Military World War II Demand Shortage FZ3


This is an original 1942 halftone print chart titled, "The Arithmetic of Food." Shown is the civilian supply in 1943, the civilian demand in 1943, the military and lend-lease requirements for 1943, the shortage, the stocks, and the prewar consumption of meat, milk, fats & oils, eggs, wheat and fruit.


This 69+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging in margins. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 13.25 inches; 14 x 34 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: wartime, home front, food rationing, rations, rationing