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Title Erdo Mezo Vidéke [The Country of Forests and Meadows]
Collection Imperial War Museum: Posters of Conflict - The Visual Culture of Public Information and Counter Information
Artist Olgyai, Viktor
Printer Rigler, Budapest
Creator Date Of Birth 1.11 1870
Creator Date Of Death 20.06 1929
Concept agriculture / food, landscape
Description whole: the image is positioned in the upper two thirds, held within a narrow yellow border. The and text are separate and positioned in the lower third, in black. All set against a white background.
image: a wheatfield, with the silhouettes of trees positioned in the background.
text: RINGÓ KALÁSZOK.
OLGYAI VIKTOR METSZETE.
ERDO MEZO VIDÉKE, AZ ÉDES ANYAFÖLD, DOLGOS KEZEKRE VÁR.
RIGLER BUDAPEST.
[Swaying ears of corn. Engraving by Olgyai Viktor. The country of forests and meadows, the dear native soil, is waiting for industrious hands. Rigler Budapest.]
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Id Number Current Accession IWM PST 6697
Location Creation Site Austria-Hungary
Measurements Dimensions 761 mm x 692 mm
Event WW1 Austro-Hungarian Home Front
Related Country Austria-Hungary AH, Hungary HU
Biographical Notes Victor Olgyai was born in Igló in Hungary. He worked as a painter and designer, and taught at the Graphics Department of the College of Fine Arts in Budapest. He died in Salzburg, Austria.
Text Language Hungarian
Rights IWM reproduction right
Style Period Period 1914-1918
Work Type poster
 

 

 

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