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Gordon Grant

No. WP-127
Eyes for the Navy
Naval ships need Your binoculars! Send them to Franklin D. Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy. The U.S. Navy could build ships but not make binoculars. Bausch and Lomb is an American company started by two German immigrants in the 1850's. They started with monocles and eyeglasses, but by the turn of the Century they had expanded into camera lenses, microscopes, and binoculars. They got the optical glass from Germany and partnered with Zeiss, a German company. When the U.S. went to war with Germany, the government was hard pressed to procure the binoculars and other lenses they needed for Naval operations. So citizens who owned a good pair of binoculars were asked to help. How do you illustrate the urgency of the situation in a poster? Artist Gordon Grant blindfolded the officer standing watch. Another very dramatic way to get the point across.
Frame is not included in pricing in this section. For pricing of framed prints or stretched canvas, please see the special orders page. Many types of frame are available at retail and online stores. We found very inexpensive 12x18 frames at Walmart and Michael's. PRINTED POSTERS DO NOT HAVE THE WATERMARK.
Poster & Canvas PRICES INCLUDE SHIPPING within original 48 States.

Giclee Poster printed on Photo Paper with archival ink

12" x 18" ……. $ 12.95
16" x 24" ……. $ 19.95
20" x 30" ……. $ 25.95

Printed on heavy Art Canvas with 1.5" border for stretcher and shipped rolled. Sizes are image size. Actual canvas sizes are +3" on each dimension.

16" x 24" ……. $ 55.00
20" x 30" ……. $ 68.00
24" x 36" ……. $ 75.00

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A variety of inexpensive frames are available at retail chains such as Michaels, Walmart, Hobby Lobby, or Target, as well as a number of online retailers. There are also custom frame shops in many American towns.
Item No: WP-207
Set of 4 Giclee Prints. 12" x 18" each:
— Joan of Arc
— Mine More Coal
— Eyes for the Navy
— Spirit of America

$ 29.95
Shipping included. Frames Not included.
For Framed Prints, Combination Orders, Museum Displays, or any other special request, please go to our Special Orders Page.


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