"Rivets are Bayonets, Drive Them Home" by John E. Sheridan, Vintage WWI Poster

This poster dates to WWI and shows the American vision of cooperation between soldier and machinist. The poster was published by Thomsen-Ellis Co. by John Sheridan out of Philadelphia. It was produced by the U.S. Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation, which was organized to operate merchant ships for the U.S. government.

The dynamic poster shows a ship riveter at work in front of a light purple silhouette, unfurled flags and yellow background. The poster served as a reminder that the American worker, using his tools as weapons, was seen as equal to the American soldiers in the field.


Overall very good condition. Some creasing and fold lines. Linen backed. Unframed.

Unframed dimensions: 38" H x 25" W.

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