This is an original 1943 color print of members of the Engineer Amphibian Command performing maneuvers. Swaddled around their heads are waterproof 'zoot suits' and Mae Wests, the common nickname for the first inflatable life preserver. Please note that this image was printed on two separate pages, but could easily be framed together.
This 68+ 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 there is printing on the reverse.
Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
Dimensions: Approximately 18 x 3.75 inches; 46 x 10 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)
This piece was illustrated by DePauw. There is no visible artist signature.
Keywords specific to this image: landing craft, wartime, war, military, World War II, navy, army, militia, military, lifebuoy, marine, nautical