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Torpedo Bombers, Original American WWII Navy Recruiting Poster

Torpedo Bombers, Original American WWII Navy Recruiting Poster

  • ca 1942
  • Edward J. Steichen (or naval photographic staff)
  • 39 x 59 inches (99 x 149 cm)
  • Linen backed

    Linen backing is the industry standard of conservation. Canvas is stretchered and a sheet of acid free barrier paper is laid down. The poster is then pasted to the acid free paper using an acid free paste. This process is fully reversible and give support to the poster. A border of linen is left around the poster and can be used by a framer to mount the poster so that nothing touches the poster itself.

    The price of this poster includes linen backing.

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  • Torpedo Bombers - The days mission done, a Navy Avenger wings hime ro its carrier.

    Official US Navy Photograph - Aviation Training Division Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Navy Dept. Wash DC

    During World War II Steichen served as director of the U.S. Naval Photographic Institute, overseeing all combat photography, and organized the 'Road to Victory' and 'Power in the Pacific' exhibits at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA).
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