- Size: 13” x 19”
- Paper stock: “Conservation” 100% Recycled. 100% American Made.
- Ink: Soy/Vegetable Based
- Artist: Robert B. Decker
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The Washington Monument Poster is an original work by Robert Decker taken on July 4th, 2017.
The Washington Monument Poster measures 13″ x 19″ and is an original work by Robert Decker. The poster is based on a photograph of the Washington Monument taken by Robert B. Decker. This Washington D.C. travel poster is created in the style of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) of the 1930s and 1940s, posters are printed on “Conservation,” a 100% recycled, domestically produced (80 lb.) paper stock with soy-based inks. From start to finish, each Washington Monument Poster is 100% American Made.
About the Washington Monument
Designed by Robert Mills and completed by Thomas Casey in conjunction with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Washington Monument was completed in two phases. From 1848-1854, a private Washington National Monument Society chose Mills’ design and began raising money for its construction, beginning with its cornerstone, a 24,500-pound block of pure white marble. It was officially dedicated February 21, 1885.
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Robert B. Decker retains the sole copyright of the original Washington Monument poster image. Any unauthorized reproduction violates international copyright law.- Limited Edition Washington Monument Posters - www.National-Park-Posters.com
Artist Proofs are the first 25 posters pulled from each print run. They are numbered 1-25, and are dated and signed. Each Artist Proof features the color bars used by the pressman to make sure that the print stays registered and colors stay consistent throughout the print run. Artist Proofs are 13" x 20".
Printed on superior-quality, artist-grade canvas, designed for museum display and gallery exhibitions. This 350 gsm, acid-free canvas has a tight, natural weave which maximizes image quality, while also revealing the texture of an artist's canvas. Canvas posters are available in three sizes: 16″ x 24″, 20" x 30" and 24″ x 36″, are shipped free and are ready to hang.
Photographer and graphic artist Rob Decker studied photography with Ansel Adams in Yosemite National Park during the summer of 1979. The experience solidified his love of photography and our National Parks. Now he is on a journey to photograph and create iconic WPA-style posters of all our major national parks as we celebrate the next 100 years of the National Park Service.
"I feel that it’s important to protect America’s special places, and to connect people with nature. And it’s up to all of us to pitch in. Perhaps more importantly, we need to inspire the next generation of park stewards. I’m trying to make a difference by giving back to the amazing organizations that support our National Parks. I donate 10% of annual profits, so when you buy one of these original works, you're helping these trusts, conservancies and associations, too."
By creating these iconic images, I hope to help generate awareness — not only of the grandeur of these amazing places — but also for the need of continued protection and operation of the parks. I think that everyone — now and in the future — should have a chance to enjoy the often-fascinating and always awe-inspiring majesty of our National Parks.
Standard Shipping is USPS First Class Mail, and posters are shipped rolled in a 18" square mailing tube.
2-Day Shipping is FedEx 2Day, and posters are shipped flat in a 17" x 21", kraft mailer, with cardboard inserts for added protection.
Postcard orders are shipped in a protective bubble mailer.
Orders are typically shipped the same day, or within one business day of purchase.
Customers are provided with a USPS or FedEx Tracking Number to track their orders.
There are no in-store pick up options at this time.
Mailing tubes and flat mailers are recyclable, and I encourage you to recycle these materials.