Dersch: Essentials of National Security


Size: 40×30


Dersch Essentials of National Security. 1948. Postwar image shows an armed sergeant guarding stockpiles of what were deemed critical materials. Bricks are the bulk of the stock illustrated . Oil barrels are a distant second. The emphasis on building materials reveals the reality of a heavily bombed continent with a critical housing shortage. 40×30 mint, conservtion backed.