Apr 18, 2019 - Sale 2506

Sale 2506 - Lot 292

Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
Mini-archive of 60 post-war photographs associated with grub and the servicemen who enjoy it.
Includes the gathering, distribution, organization, display, cooking, and consumption of food, plus 10 views of products precisely organized, as well as shopping carts, storage units, and long tables in a Naval commissary. Silver prints, the images measuring 7 1/2x9 inches (19x22.9 cm.), and the reverse, several with hand stamps and notations on verso; 13 mounted, with Navy Photo caption labels and dates on recto. 1948-58

Additional Details

Includes men in the kitchen unit addressing large slabs of beef or roasting chickens in the oven, cadets enjoying a Christmas dinner, and a long U.S.S. Saratoga cake, with the leading chief cutting the cake with a sabre.