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Capon, Georges Dorival, Georges, Croix-Rouge Française - Vente de Guerre [The French Red Cross - War Sale]

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Title Croix-Rouge Française - Vente de Guerre [The French Red Cross - War Sale]
Collection Imperial War Museum: Posters of Conflict - The Visual Culture of Public Information and Counter Information
Artist Capon, Georges Dorival, Georges
Printer Imprimerie Cornille et Serre, Paris
Publisher/Sponsor Croix-Rouge Française [French Red Cross]; Union des Femmes de France
Date 1916
Concept charities, advertisement, bomb damage, business / trading / markets, emblems, flag / banner / standard, military personnel, military suffering, POW, trench / defences, wounded / disabled
Description whole: the image occupies the upper two-thirds and is held within a black border. The title and text are separate and positioned in the lower third, in red against a white background.
image: a large Red Cross flag on a flagpole, set against a battlefield of barbed wire fences and destroyed equipment. In the distance, the ruins of a damaged town.
text: Geo DORIVAL 16
G.CAPON
CROIX-ROUGE FRANÇAISE
UNION DES FEMMES DE FRANCE
reconnue d'utilité publique (6 Août 1882) 16 Rue de Thann - Paris.
VENTE DE GUERRE
pour nos blessés, nos soldats du front, nos prisonniers, nos réformés.
LES VENDREDI 8 SAMEDI 9 DIMANCHE 10 DÉCEMBRE
de 2 heures à 7 heures
dans les salons du ministère des Travaux Publics, 246. Bd. St.Germain
Atelier Géo Dorival
Cornille et Serre. Paris
[French Red Cross. Union Of Women Of France recognized as a charity (6 August 1882) [address]. War Sale for our wounded, our soldiers at the front, our prisoners, our invalided servicemen. On Friday 8 Saturday 9 Sunday 10 December from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the rooms of the Ministry of Public Works.]
Object flag, barbed wire
Id Number Current Accession IWM PST 11118
Location Creation Site France
Measurements Dimensions 1197 mm x 799 mm
Event WW1 French Home Front
Related Country France FR
Text Language French
Rights artist’s estate
Style Period Period 1914-1918
Work Type poster
 

 

 

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