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Title 1680 - Comédie [1680 - Play]
Collection Imperial War Museum: Posters of Conflict - The Visual Culture of Public Information and Counter Information
Artist Édouard-Fournier, Louis
Printer I Lapina Imprimerie, Paris
Concept allegory, emblems, entertainment, flag / banner / standard, portrait / personification, religion, women / womens work
Description whole: the image occupies the majority, held within a black patterned border. The title and text are separate and positioned upper right, in brown.
image: a woman stands tied to a wall with her arms outstretched as if being crucified. Around her neck she wears a shield inscribed 'Metz' and behind her a Tricolore is nailed to the wall. Two artillery shells stand at her feet.
text: 1680 = COMÉDIE
[1680 - COMÉDIE [1680 - Play]. Tuesday 2 May. For Metz. Type-setting by Louis Édouard-Fournier. I. Lapina, Printers, Paris.]
Object flag, shield
Id Number Current Accession IWM PST 12634
Location Creation Site France
Measurements Dimensions 1399 mm x 998 mm
Material lithograph on paper
Event WW1 French Home Front
Related Country France FR, Germany (pre 1945 and post 1990) DE
Text Language French
Rights Every effort has been made to trace copyright holders and gain permission for use of the images within this collection. We would be grateful for any information concerning copyright and will withdraw images immediately on copyright holder’s request.
Style Period Period 1914-1918
Production Method lithograph in 4 colours
Work Type poster



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