Your Wartime Duty

Regular price $15.00

A poster for The New York City Department of Water Supply, Gas & Electricity urging people to conserve water: 'Your wartime duty! Don't waste water. Do not use hose for washing your automobile. Do use water from a pail.' Silkscreen illustration by Earl Kerkam between 1941 and 1943 as part of the New York City Works Progress Administration War Services.

Mould-made 100% cotton rag, acid-free archival papers and heavyweight Exhibition Gallery Canvas. Sizes are in inches.

All prints come with a margin:

  • 8.5x11 & 11x17 prints: .50" margins
  • 19x13 prints: 1" margins
  • 22x17 prints: 1.5" margins
  • 30x24 & 47x34 prints: 2" margins

If an image's dimensions don't match the paper's dimensions there is a wider margin on the narrowest side. The long edge on prints 47x34 and larger will vary depending on the dimensions of the photo and may be longer than the size listed.

Custom Frames
We work with Simply Framed to offer high-quality custom frames made in the USA. Allow an additional 2-3 weeks for delivery. Frames come in black or brown wooden finish and include UV-shielding plexiglass, acid-free 4-ply light cream colored mats with beveled edges, archival acid-free foam core backing, protective paperback finish, wall bumpers, hanging hardware + nails, hanging and care instructions. Frames arrive gift-wrapped in kraft paper.
All framed sales are final.