Beach, Summer Resort and Ocean Liner Posters at Swann Galleries’ Sale

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NEW YORK, NY.- Swann Galleries’ annual summer auction of Vintage Posters on Wednesday, August 4 offers fine selections of summer resort and beach posters, World War I and II and other propaganda posters, and Mather Work Incentive posters. There are also posters advertising tourism to Bermuda; ocean liner and airline posters; a run of Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company posters; and some lovely Art Deco works. The sale opens with posters from World War I and II and other propaganda pieces. In addition to well-known recruitment images by James Montgomery Flagg and Howard Chandler Christy, this section features one of the rarest World War I Judaic posters, Alfred F. Burke’s Share / Jewish Relief Campaign, circa 1915 (estimate $3,000 to $4,000); Flagg’s Wake Up America Day, 1917 ($2,000 to $3,000); and Christy’s In Her Wheatless Kitchen, 1918, a rare large format poster issued by the United