French Posters from World War I

War Finance


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Three French soldiers [58K JPEG]

Artist/Sponsor/Advertiser: Bouisset, Firmin, 1859-1925, artist
Title: Emprunt de la libération. On les a. Souscrivez à la London County & Westminster Bank. Paris, Impr. de Vaugirard [1918]
Physical Description: Lithograph, color (119 x 79 cm)
Translated Title: Liberation Loan. We have them. London County and Westminster Bank.
Summary: Three soldiers: one wearing a kilt, one raising his helmet, one firing his rifle.
Note: Signed: Firmin Bonisset
Call number: POS - Fr .B67, no. 1 (C size)
Reproduction number: LC-USZC2-3839 (color film copy slide)


A village destroyed by 

war [54K JPEG]

Artist/Sponsor/Advertiser: Duval, Constant Léon, b. 1877, artist
Title: Crédit National pour faciliter la réparation des dommages causés par la guerre. Souscrivez pour häter la renaissance des pays dévastés. Paris: Joseph Charles, [1920]
Physical Description: Lithograph, color (121 x 79 cm)
Translated Title: Crédit National to ease the reparations of war damages. Subscribe to accelerate the revival of the devastated areas.
Summary: A village destroyed by war.
Note: Signed: Constant-Duval
Call number: POS - Fr .D89, no. 1 (C size)
Reproduction number: LC-USZC2-3855 (color film copy slide)


Coin with a Gallic cock 

crushing a German soldier [46K JPEG]

Artist/Sponsor/Advertiser: Faivre, Abel, 1867-1945, artist
Title: Pour la France versez votre or. Lor combat pour la victoire. Paris: Imp. Devambez, [1915]
Physical Description: Lithograph, color (118 x 80 cm)
Translated Title: Deposit your gold for France. Gold fights for victory.
Summary: A large gold coin with the Gallic cock on it crushing a German soldier.
Note: Signed: Abel Faivre
Call number: POS - Fr .F35, no. 4 (C size)
Reproduction number: LC-USZC2-3865 (color film copy slide)


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