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Paris and the Commune

Paris and the Commune

W27594 U.S. Copyright Office "Invented & introduced by Pain of London." At head of title: Manhattan Beach. Caption: Gilmore's Band. Created by "Sackett & Wilhelms Litho. Co., N.Y." Forms part of: Theatrical pos... More

L'Etendard français, bicyclettes et tricycles / J. Chéret, 91.

L'Etendard français, bicyclettes et tricycles / J. Chéret, 91.

Poster showing a woman riding a bicycle, carrying a tri-color pennant. 15,196-91. Title from item.

Don Quichotte, bouffonnerie équestre: Nouveau cirque, 251 rue St. Honoré / / L. Lefèvre, '92.

Don Quichotte, bouffonnerie équestre: Nouveau cirque, 251 rue St. Hono...

Circus poster for an equestrian performance showing Don Quixote and Sancho Panza. Title from item.

Pantomimes lumineuses: Théâtre optique de E. Reynaud, musique de Gaston Paulin / / J. Chéret, '92.

Pantomimes lumineuses: Théâtre optique de E. Reynaud, musique de Gasto...

Performing arts poster for the first public performance of Emile Reynaud's Théâtre Optique in Paris, showing a dancing woman and a mime.

Chateau aérien. Ballon captif à cloisons étanches, système Tobiansky. Exposition universelle 1894.

Chateau aérien. Ballon captif à cloisons étanches, système Tobiansky. ...

Belgian poster shows an air station suspended by a captive balloon at the 1894 world's fair in Antwerp, Belgium. Advertises Alfred Tobiansky d'Altoff's patented device for moving passengers from a platform on t... More

Rayon d'or, dernier mot de l'eclairage / Pal.

Rayon d'or, dernier mot de l'eclairage / Pal.

Poster showing a nude woman with gossamer wings reaching toward the light of a star and a Rayon d'Or light fixture. Gift; Judi Summers; (DLC/PP-1982:191). Title from item.

Sapho: Théâtre de l'Opéra-Comique / / PAL.

Sapho: Théâtre de l'Opéra-Comique / / PAL.

Performing arts poster for a performance of a comic opera by Henri Cain and Arthur Bernède, with music by Jules Massenet and based on a novel by Alphonse Daudet, showing Emma Calvé as Fanny LeGrand. Title from item.

The little corporal new comic opera by Harry B. Smith and Ludwig Englander.

The little corporal new comic opera by Harry B. Smith and Ludwig Engla...

Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith, Cin'ti & New York." Francis Wilson and Company; Ariel Barney, manager. Signed: By an Old Master, Th. Nast. 1898. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (... More

The little Corporal new comic opera by Harry B. Smith and Ludwig Englander.

The little Corporal new comic opera by Harry B. Smith and Ludwig Engla...

Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Lith, Cin'ti & New York." Francis Wilson and Company; Ariel Barney, manager. N.Y. no. 8257. Signed: To Francis Wilson from E.W. Kemble. Forms part of: Theatrical po... More

Edward C. White's dramatic production,  Two little vagrants

Edward C. White's dramatic production, Two little vagrants

76683 U.S. Copyright Office "Russell Morgan Print." Caption: The lock on the Seine. Created and "copyright 1898 by The U.S. Printing Co., Cin., U.S.A." No. 3630. Similar image on: POS - TH - 1898 .H37, no. 1 (C... More

Sothern, The king's musketeer

Sothern, The king's musketeer

Caption: The queen's reward. Created and "copyright 1898 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." Daniel Frohman, manager. N.Y. no. 8325. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Le Frou Frou 20', journal humoristique / L Capiello.

Le Frou Frou 20', journal humoristique / L Capiello.

Poster showing a can-can dancer holding a copy of "Le Frou Frou" while she dances. Title from item.

Imprimez vous mème 3000 copies sans manipulation avec l'automatique à billes Eyquem / PAL.

Imprimez vous mème 3000 copies sans manipulation avec l'automatique à ...

Poster showing a woman working in an office using an Eyquem printing machine to make 3000 copies of a document. Title from item. Signed on lower left "PAL" (Jean de Paléoloque, 1855 (or 1860)-1942). Eyquem, 191... More

Brady & Ziegfeld present Mlle. Fifi from Paris adapted from the French by Joseph R. Grismer and Leo Ditrichstein.

Brady & Ziegfeld present Mlle. Fifi from Paris adapted from the French...

26950 U.S. Copyright Office "100 nights, Manhattan Theatre, New York." Caption: He has deceived me mama!!! With a woman named "Fifi"! Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." ... More

Brady & Ziegfeld present Mlle. Fifi adapted from the French by Leo Ditrichstein.

Brady & Ziegfeld present Mlle. Fifi adapted from the French by Leo Dit...

7768 U.S. Copyright Office At head of title: Manhattan Theatre. Caption: Here I am! Created and "copyright 1899 by The Strobridge Litho Co, Cin'ti & New York." Larger similar poster: POS - TH - 1899 .M59, no. 2... More

Le petit coquin, dessert exquis / L. Cappiello.

Le petit coquin, dessert exquis / L. Cappiello.

Poster showing a girl eating a cookie as a parrot watches. Title from item. Exhibited: "Toulouse-Lautrec and the Posters of Paris" at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, June 1 - September 9, 2012.

Absinthe extra-supérieure J. Édouard Pernot. Société Anonyme Montbéliard (Doubs) Liqueur Mont-Christ / / L. Cappiello.

Absinthe extra-supérieure J. Édouard Pernot. Société Anonyme Montbélia...

Poster showing a man and woman at a cafe, he smiles and watches as she tastes his drink. Title from item.

Amandines de Provence. Biscuits H. Lalo / L. Cappiello.

Amandines de Provence. Biscuits H. Lalo / L. Cappiello.

Poster showing a woman eating almond cookies. Title from item.

Pâtes aux œufs et aux légumes. Nouilles, macaronis. Ferrari, Opéra, Paris / L. Cappiello.

Pâtes aux œufs et aux légumes. Nouilles, macaronis. Ferrari, Opéra, Pa...

Poster for noodles and pasta, showing a number of celebrities, each identified, some holding packages of the product. Title from item. Names, left to right: Mounet-Sully; Lavallière; Baron; Jane Hading; Coqueli... More

F. Ziegfeld, Jr. presents Anna Held in Jeaan Richepin's play, Mam'selle Napoleon music by Gustave Lüders ; lyrics & adaptation by Joseph Herbert.

F. Ziegfeld, Jr. presents Anna Held in Jeaan Richepin's play, Mam'sell...

"Knickerbocker Theatre." Created and "copyright 1903 by The Strobridge Litho. Co., Cincinnati & New York." N.Y. no. 10721. Upper left corner missing. Forms part of: Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress)

Les revendications des débbés. Bureau des enfants. Croix-Rouge américaine

Les revendications des débbés. Bureau des enfants. Croix-Rouge américa...

Angry babies marching with placards, demanding their rights. Translation of title: Babies demand. Children's Bureau. Signed: Jacques Carlu. Promotional goal: Fr. G21. 191-. Item is no. 196 in a printed checkli... More

Soignons la basse-cour. Je suis une brave poule de guerre, je mange peu et produis beaucoup / G. Douanne, 16 ans.

Soignons la basse-cour. Je suis une brave poule de guerre, je mange pe...

A black hen sitting on top of a large pile of eggs. Translation of title: Let's take care of the poultry. I am a fine war hen. I eat little and produce a lot. From a group of posters designed by school childre... More

L'impérial cambrioleur

L'impérial cambrioleur

Crown Prince, Wilhelm, (1882-1951) stealing and placing valuable items from the 'Chateau de Baye' in crates.

'Pro Patria' - Le bon evêque de Meaux

'Pro Patria' - Le bon evêque de Meaux

The bishop of Meaux with nurses and a member of the clergy, welcoming some wounded soldiers.

Ohé! Les braves gens . . . Versez votre or nous versons bien notre sang . . .

Ohé! Les braves gens . . . Versez votre or nous versons bien notre san...

Soldier shouting, standing and holding a rifle near barbed wire fence. Translation of title: Ahoy! Good people . . . Deposit your gold; we willingly give our blood. Promotional goal: Fr. J8. 1914-15. Item is n... More

Économisons le pétrole, l'essence / Marie Louise Jeanningros, 13 ans.

Économisons le pétrole, l'essence / Marie Louise Jeanningros, 13 ans.

Poster showing gas containers of different sizes. Translation of title: Let's save gas [petrol]. From a group of posters designed by school children and others, some marked "Affiche composée par les enfants de... More

Lire dans L'Evenement. Coeurs virils . . . par Gabriel Mauriére

Lire dans L'Evenement. Coeurs virils . . . par Gabriel Mauriére

A nurse making an appeal to a wounded French soldier. In the background is Rheims Cathedral burning. Attributed to Castrez? Translation of title: Read in L'Evenement. 'Strong hearts . . .' by Gabriel Mauriére. ... More

Debout! Nos morts pour la patrie . . . voici la France!

Debout! Nos morts pour la patrie . . . voici la France!

Rear view of an Alsatian woman and her two children. They are on a hill overlooking a cemetery full of soldiers' graves. This poster is a call to the Alsatians to support the war. Translation of title: Stand u... More

Chaque piéce d'or apporté á la banque avance d'une heure la victoire finale

Chaque piéce d'or apporté á la banque avance d'une heure la victoire f...

Soldier with one hand on clock, the other holding a gold coin.

Journée de l'orphenlinat des armées

Journée de l'orphenlinat des armées

A woman with a bowed head and a small child in her lap. A little boy stands beside her with his head bowed as well. Translation of title: War orphanage day. Signed: R. Promotional goal: Fr. H59. 1915. Item is ... More

Emprunt de la Défense Nationale

Emprunt de la Défense Nationale

A French soldier waves good-bye to his wife and children as he joins his unit. Translation of title: National Defense Loan. Signed: Poulbot. Gift of W.R. Castle, Jr. Promotional goal: Fr. J8. 1915. Item is no.... More

Journée du Calvados. 15 aoôt 1915. Au profit des oeuvres de guerre du Département

Journée du Calvados. 15 aoôt 1915. Au profit des oeuvres de guerre du ...

A woman holding a collection cup with scenes of soldiers going into battle in the background. Translation of title: Calvados Day. August 15, 1915. To benefit the war charities of the Department of [Calvados].... More

B.W.I.R. The boys are doing splendidly in Egypt Mesopotamia France. Another Bahamas contingent will be sailing soon. Roll up men. Make it the best. God save the king

B.W.I.R. The boys are doing splendidly in Egypt Mesopotamia France. An...

Poster for the British West Indies Regiment, showing a small portrait of King George V. Title from item.

Emprunt de la Défense Nationale. Faisons tous notre devoir. Nos fils aux armées. Notre or au pays

Emprunt de la Défense Nationale. Faisons tous notre devoir. Nos fils a...

Two scenes. One of a soldier on a battlefield. The other of a couple taking their gold pieces to a bank. Translation of title: The National Defense Loan. Let us all do our duty. Our sons to the armies. Our gol... More

La journée du Poilu. 25-26 décembre 1915.  Avec vous et par vous, nous jurons de sauver la France. Léon Gambetta

La journée du Poilu. 25-26 décembre 1915. Avec vous et par vous, nous...

Two French soldiers, one sitting down and going through a small box of supplies sent from home. Léon Gambetta (1838-1882) was one of the founders of the Third Republic and was regarded as one of the heroes of t... More

Journé du Poilu. 25 et 26 décembre 1915. Organisée par le   parlement

Journé du Poilu. 25 et 26 décembre 1915. Organisée par le parlement

A poilu embracing a girl. Behind them is a sewing machine, and a tipped chair; a little dog is in the left-hand corner. Caption: Enfin seuls . . .! Alone at last . . .!

Journée du Poilu. Organisée par le Parlement

Journée du Poilu. Organisée par le Parlement

A young girl in a Red Cross nurse's uniform and a small boy wearing a red cap, carrying a collection cup and selling medals - 'So that Papa may come on leave, if you please.'

Protection du réformé, no. 2. Assistance aux malades et blessés de la guerre, réformés sans pension. Crédit Foncier de France

Protection du réformé, no. 2. Assistance aux malades et blessés de la ...

The letters P and R and the no. 2 form a large backdrop for a seated wounded soldier and a woman holding an infant. Translation of title: Support for category no. 2 veterans. Aid for the sick and wounded disch... More

The Y.M.C.A. motor kitchen in France / Edgar Wright.

The Y.M.C.A. motor kitchen in France / Edgar Wright.

Poster showing a truck fitted out as a YMCA canteen, serving soldiers, with smoke rising from battlefields in the distance. Title from item.

Orphelinat des armée / Frank Brangwyn.

Orphelinat des armée / Frank Brangwyn.

Poster showing a mother resting her head on an empty table in despair, as her children look on. Text continues: Assurer aux petits orphelins: Le foyer et la tendresse maternelle; L'éducation au pays; Une carriè... More

Journée de Paris. 14 Juillet 1915 au profit des oeuvres de guerre de l'Hôtel-de-Ville. Pour les combattants . . .

Journée de Paris. 14 Juillet 1915 au profit des oeuvres de guerre de l...

A woman holding a baby in her arm and holding a collection cup in her hand. At the bottom is a sketch of a French soldier. Translation of title: Paris Day. July 14, 1915. On behalf of the Hôtel de Ville's [Pari... More

Journé du Poilu. 25 et 26 décembre 1915. Organisée par le   parlement

Journé du Poilu. 25 et 26 décembre 1915. Organisée par le parlement

A poilu embracing a girl. Behind them is a sewing machine, and a tipped chair; a little dog is in the left-hand corner. Caption: Enfin seuls . . .! Alone at last . . .! Translation of title: Poilu Day. Dece... More

Journée de l'Orne. 17 octobre 1915. Au profit des oeuvres de guerre du Département

Journée de l'Orne. 17 octobre 1915. Au profit des oeuvres de guerre du...

Alsatian woman holding a collection cup and leading a wounded soldier. Translation of title: Orne Day. October 17, 1915. On behalf of the war charities of the department. Signed: C. Léandre, 1915. Promotional ... More

Pour que papa vienne en permission, s'il vous plait

Pour que papa vienne en permission, s'il vous plait

A young girl in a Red Cross nurse's uniform and a small boy wearing a red cap, carrying a collection cup and selling medals, respectively. Translation of title: So that papa may come home on leave, please. Sig... More

Canadiens-Francais! Le Prussien est encore sur le sol de France ... Enrolez-vous dans le 189e Bataillon, F.E.C.

Canadiens-Francais! Le Prussien est encore sur le sol de France ... En...

Poster showing soldiers in various uniforms beneath Allied flags. Title from item. DCRM(G) example 1B10.1 - abridgement of title

Exposition des oeuvres des artistes originaires des Départements envahis. École des Beaux-Arts

Exposition des oeuvres des artistes originaires des Départements envah...

Three artists, the sculptor Chavaillaud, the sculptor Engrau, and the painter Grangérard are fleeing the invaded territory with their art works. Translation of title: Exhibition of works by artists from the ... More

Orphelinat des armée / Frank Brangwyn.

Orphelinat des armée / Frank Brangwyn.

Poster showing mothers and children in a cemetery, with lilies blooming. Text continues: Assurer aux petits orphelins: Le foyer et la tendresse maternelle; L'éducation au pays; Une carrière appropriée a chaque ... More

For the French Red Cross. Please help. July 14. France's day, in aid of the French Red Cross / Forestier ; W.H. Smith & Son, The Arden Press, Stamford Street, London, S.E.

For the French Red Cross. Please help. July 14. France's day, in aid o...

Poster showing a Red Cross nurse with arms extended, as others tend to wounded soldiers, under the flags of France and the Red Cross. Title from item.

At Neuve Chapelle. Your friends need you. Be a man / designed and lithographed by Frank Brangwyn, A.R.A. ; printed by The Avenue Press, Ltd., Bouverie St., London, Eng.

At Neuve Chapelle. Your friends need you. Be a man / designed and lith...

Poster showing soldiers in battle at Neuve-Chapelle, France. Title from item.

Emprunt de la Défense Nationale - eux aussi! Font leur devoir

Emprunt de la Défense Nationale - eux aussi! Font leur devoir

Wounded soldier in foreground. Civilians in line at a cashier's window in background. The National Defense Loan was the first defense loan of the war. This loan realized 13 million francs. Translation of tit... More

Pour que papa vienne en permission, s'il vous plait

Pour que papa vienne en permission, s'il vous plait

A young girl in a Red Cross nurse's uniform and a small boy wearing a red cap, carrying a collection cup and selling medals, respectively. Translation of title: So that papa may come home on leave, please. Sig... More

Office de renseignments pour les familles dispersées

Office de renseignments pour les familles dispersées

An older man holding a young child while another child stands next to him. This office offered free service to help reunite families of refugees and those that had been evacuated. Translation of title: Infor... More

A Y.M.C.A. "dug-out" in France / Edgar Wright.

A Y.M.C.A. "dug-out" in France / Edgar Wright.

Poster showing a YMCA canteen serving soldiers, with sign above the door, "George Williams' House. In memory of Sir George Williams who founded the Y.M.C.A. over 70 yrs. ago. To the glory of God and Britain's y... More

Pour la France versez votre or. L'or combat pour la victoire

Pour la France versez votre or. L'or combat pour la victoire

A large gold coin with the Gallic cock on it crushing a German soldier. Translation of title: Deposit your gold for France. Gold fights for victory. Signed: Abel Faivre. Promotional goal: Fr. J8. 1915. Item is ... More

Comité de L'Or du Département du Rhöne pour la patrie versez votre or

Comité de L'Or du Département du Rhöne pour la patrie versez votre or

Shells and gold coins heading towards a German soldier on the battlefield. In 1914, the French were 'invited' to exchange their gold for paper. Gold was needed to pay for foreign imports. Translation of title... More

The Y.M.C.A. A dug-out in France / Edgar Wright.

The Y.M.C.A. A dug-out in France / Edgar Wright.

Poster showing a sandbag shelter, a YMCA canteen, with soldiers relaxing out front with cups of coffee. Title from item.

Soldat, la patrie compte sur toi; garde lui toutes tes forces. Résiste aux séductions de la rue . . .

Soldat, la patrie compte sur toi; garde lui toutes tes forces. Résiste...

At the left is a soldier embracing a woman 'of the street.' At the right is a man sitting in front of a hospital and at the bottom is a skull and crossbones. Translation of title: Soldier, the country is count... More

Munissez vous de monnaie! Les Foyers du soldat

Munissez vous de monnaie! Les Foyers du soldat

A soldier dropping his things on the floor at the Y.M.C.A. Translation of title: Arm yourself with money! Soldiers' homes. Signed: Rouffé. Promotional goal: Fr. G21. 191- Item is no. 112 in a printed checklist ... More

Emprunt française on souscrit á la Société Centrale des Banques de Province

Emprunt française on souscrit á la Société Centrale des Banques de Pro...

Title framed by provincial coats-of-arms; a rooster (Gallic cock) is at the bottom. Translation of title: French Loan. Subscribe to the Société Centrale des Banques de Province. Promotional goal: Fr. J8. 1916.... More

Salon des Armées, réservé aux artistes du front. Au profit des oeuvres de guerre. Jardin des Tuileries

Salon des Armées, réservé aux artistes du front. Au profit des oeuvres...

A soldier holding a small wooden statue of winged victory that he has been carving. In 1916, the Ministry of Beaux-Arts and the Ministry of War promised artists serving in the war, that their work would be ... More

Fumeurs de l'arrière économisez le tabac pour que nos soldats n'en manquent pas / Andrée Ménard.
Réservez le vin pour nos poilus / Suzanne Ferrand.

Réservez le vin pour nos poilus / Suzanne Ferrand.

A jug of wine surrounded by bunches of grapes and a cup filled with wine next to it. Translation of title: Save wine for our soldiers. From a group of posters designed by school children and others, some marke... More

Ne pas gaspiller le pain est notre devoir

Ne pas gaspiller le pain est notre devoir

Loaf of bread on a table. Translation of title: Our duty is not to waste bread. From a group of posters designed by school children and others, some marked "Affiche composée par les enfants de France pour la p... More

Français, économisez le gaz

Français, économisez le gaz

A glowing gas lamp. Translation of title: French people save [natural] gas. From a group of posters designed by school children and others, some marked "Affiche composée par les enfants de France pour la prévo... More

Vente de charité organisée au profit de l'hôpital bénévole . . .

Vente de charité organisée au profit de l'hôpital bénévole . . .

Two men, one wounded and one sick. Translation of title: A charity sale organized to benefit the volunteer hospital . . . . Signed: Steinlen, 1916. Promotional goal: Fr. K95.J7. 1916. Item is no. 257 in a prin... More

Venez en aide aux soldats Alsaciens-Lorraines.

Venez en aide aux soldats Alsaciens-Lorraines.

Two men, one in a soldier's uniform, the other in civilian clothing carrying a uniform. The men are waving to two girls (Alsace and Lorraine). Translation of title: Come to the aid of the soldiers of Alsace an... More

Matinée Populaire Extraordinaire au profit des Orphelins Mutualistes de la Guerre

Matinée Populaire Extraordinaire au profit des Orphelins Mutualistes d...

A woman looking down upon a woman who is surrounded by her three small children. Translation of title: Special popular matinee to profit the orphans of the war. Signed: Louis Flot, 1916. Promotional goal: Fr. ... More

Columbia calls--Enlist now for U.S. Army / designed by Frances Adams Halsted ; painted by V. Aderente.

Columbia calls--Enlist now for U.S. Army / designed by Frances Adams H...

Columbia holding a flag and a sword while standing on top of a globe, with text of poem by Halsted "Columbia Calls." Copyright by Frances Adams Halsted, 2 East 56 St., N. Y. Forms part of: Willard and Dorothy S... More

Comité d'assistance en Alsace-Lorraine. Tombola artistique. Exposition du 7 au 30 avril 1916 au Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Comité d'assistance en Alsace-Lorraine. Tombola artistique. Exposition...

Two girls [Alsace and Lorraine] running towards the figure of Minerva. Translation of title: An auction and exhibition organized by the Relief Committee in Alsace-Lorraine April 7-30, 1916 at the Musée des Art... More

Le Secours de Guerre

Le Secours de Guerre

Translation of title: Policemen, soldiers, and civilians standing outside the Ancien Séminaire St. Sulpice which houses Le Secours de Guerre (the relief agency for war victims). Signed: Maurice Romberg, 1916. P... More

Exposition des dons américains . . .

Exposition des dons américains . . .

Two French women, one from Alsace and one from Lorraine, making floral wreaths.

2me Emprunt de la Defense Nationale

2me Emprunt de la Defense Nationale

People bringing money to the feet of La Marseillaise and Marianne. Translation of title: 2nd National Defense Loan. Signed: A. Robaudi. Promotional goal: Fr. J8. 1916. Item is no. 70 in a printed checklist avai... More

1916. 'La Triennale.' Exposition d'art français au profit de la 'Fraternité des Artistes'

1916. 'La Triennale.' Exposition d'art français au profit de la 'Frate...

In the background is a man ploughing with a team of oxen. In front of the oxen is Marianne [Victory?] who is carrying an olive branch. A poilu in the foreground is looking at this scene. Translation of title: ... More

Souscrivez pour la victoire. Banque Nationale de Crédit

Souscrivez pour la victoire. Banque Nationale de Crédit

'Victory' flying over the battlefield and bringing the allies into the war. Translation of title: Subscribe for victory. Banque Nationale de Crédit. Signed: M. Richard-Gutz, 1916. Woodward and Lothrop, donor.... More

Exposition de l'oeuvre de guerre de Henry de Groux. Ouverte du 3 novembre au 16 décembre, 1916. Galerie La Boëtie

Exposition de l'oeuvre de guerre de Henry de Groux. Ouverte du 3 novem...

Head and bust of the female figure 'Vultus Victoriae.'

Exposition de tableaux de maîtres modernes . . . vente au profit de l'oeuvre le vêtement du prisonnier de guerre. Galerie Georges   Bernheim

Exposition de tableaux de maîtres modernes . . . vente au profit de l'...

A French soldier (possibly Poulbot) in a prison camp sketching as he watches the other prisoners unload packages, presumably of clothing, as the German guards watch them. Translation of title: Exhibition of pa... More

On les aura! 2e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale. Souscrivez

On les aura! 2e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale. Souscrivez

A French soldier with gun in one hand, and the other raised urging his comrades on. This was the most remembered French poster produced during the war. Translation of title: We'll get them! The 2nd National De... More

Cultivons notre potager / Louisette Jaeger, 14 ans.

Cultivons notre potager / Louisette Jaeger, 14 ans.

Picture of carrots, cabbage, and potatoes. Translation of title: Let's grow a 'victory garden.' From a group of posters designed by school children and others, some marked "Affiche composée par les enfants de ... More

On les aura! 2e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale. Souscrivez

On les aura! 2e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale. Souscrivez

A French soldier with gun in one hand, and the other raised urging his comrades on. This was the most remembered French poster produced during the war. Translation of title: We'll get them! The 2nd National De... More

Le bon feu 1914-1915-1916. N'oubliez pas ceux qui ont froid

Le bon feu 1914-1915-1916. N'oubliez pas ceux qui ont froid

A man and a woman, wrapped in blankets, seated and standing, respectively, near an empty fireplace. This was a campaign to supply those at home, particularly older people, with wood or coal for heat. Translati... More

Exposition de tableaux de maîtres contemporains . . . vente au profit de l'oeuvre du soldat blessé ou malade. Galerie Georges Bernheim

Exposition de tableaux de maîtres contemporains . . . vente au profit ...

A wounded soldier relaxing in an easy chair. Translation of title: Exhibition of paintings by contemporary masters . . . A sale on behalf of the association for relief to wounded or ailing soldiers. Galerie Ge... More

Compagnie des Notaires de Paris et du Département de la Seine. Hâtez la victoire en souscrivant á l'Emprunt de la Défense Nationale

Compagnie des Notaires de Paris et du Département de la Seine. Hâtez l...

Depicts columns and a pediment in classical style. In the center is a medallion of Victory on horseback. Translation of title: Compagnie des Notaires de Paris et du Département de la Seine. Hasten victory by s... More

Le gala des marins de France . . . á la Comédie Française

Le gala des marins de France . . . á la Comédie Française

A marine and a soldier standing on land with the sea in the background. Translation of title: Gala for French sailors . . . at the Comédie Française. Signed: Guy Arnoux 1916. Promotional goal: Fr. K700.J7. 191... More

2éme Emprunt de la Défense Nationale. Souscrivez, aidez-nous á vaincre, vous hâterez le jour de la victoire et du retour au foyer

2éme Emprunt de la Défense Nationale. Souscrivez, aidez-nous á vaincre...

A soldier sitting on a grassy embankment. In the background is a scene of his village with children and wounded or old soldiers. Translation of title: 2nd National Defense Loan. Subscribe, help us to win, you ... More

Croix-Rouge française. Union des Femmes de France. Vente de guerre

Croix-Rouge française. Union des Femmes de France. Vente de guerre

In the foreground is a large Red Cross flag. In the background is a silhouette of a battlefield. Translation of title: A charity-sale organized by the French Red Cross and by the Union of French Women. Signed:... More

Économisons le pain en mangeant des pommes de terre / Yvonne Vernet.

Économisons le pain en mangeant des pommes de terre / Yvonne Vernet.

A plate of steaming potatoes. Translation of title: Save bread by eating potatoes. From a group of posters designed by school children and others, some marked "Affiche composée par les enfants de France pour la... More

Journée Varoise. 4 février 1917. Au profit exclusif des Oeuvres de Guerre du Département

Journée Varoise. 4 février 1917. Au profit exclusif des Oeuvres de Gue...

A soldier with a woman (Provence) strolling in the countryside, another woman looks on. Translation of title: Varoise Day. February 4, 1917. For the exclusive benefit of the Department's war charities. Signed: ... More

Les blessés de la tuberculose: Comité Central d'Assistance aux Militaires Tuberculeux

Les blessés de la tuberculose: Comité Central d'Assistance aux Militai...

Nurse bringing a bowl to a sick man lying on a chaise lounge. Translation of title: Those stricken with tuberculosis: Comité Central d'Assistance aux Militaires Tuberculeux. Signed: Roll. Promotional goal: Fr. ... More

Debout dans la tranchée que l'aurore éclaire, le soldat réve á la victoire et á son foyer. Souscrivez au 3e Emprunt de la Défense Nationale

Debout dans la tranchée que l'aurore éclaire, le soldat réve á la vict...

A soldier standing in a trench. Translation of title: Standing in the trench illuminated by the first rays of the sun, the soldier dreams of victory and of his home . . . Subscribe to the 3rd National Defense ... More

Prêter á son pays c'est combattre á l'arriére

Prêter á son pays c'est combattre á l'arriére

Soldiers and civilians stacking bags of gold on a pedestal. A Gallic cock is on top of the pedestal. Civic instructions are listed below. Translation of title: To lend to his country is to be behind the ... More

Pour que vos enfants ne connaissent plus les horreurs de la guerre, souscrivez á l'Emprunt National. Société générale

Pour que vos enfants ne connaissent plus les horreurs de la guerre, so...

A mother cuddling her child before putting her to bed. Translation of title: So that your children will no longer know the horrors of the war, subscribe to the National Loan. Société Générale. Signed: George ... More

Achetez le timbre antituberculeux

Achetez le timbre antituberculeux

A nurse watching children playing outdoors. Translation of title: Buy the tuberculosis stamp. Signed: Vilá. Promotional goal: Fr. G32. 1917. Item is no. 215 in a printed checklist available in the Library of C... More

Pour le Foyer du Soldat Aveugle

Pour le Foyer du Soldat Aveugle

A blind soldier holding a small girl. Translation of title: On behalf of the blind soldier's home. Signed: Lévy Dhurmer. Promotional goal: Fr. G2. 1917. Item is no. 182 in a printed checklist available in the ... More

Foire France-Américaine de Saint-Sulpice. Le Secours de Guerre

Foire France-Américaine de Saint-Sulpice. Le Secours de Guerre

Four allegorical figures: Justice, Liberty (who is holding the American flag), Demeter, and Athena above Saint Sulpice. Translation of title: The French-American fair at Saint Sulpice. Le Secours de Guerre (r... More

La visiteuse d'hygiéne vous montrera le chemin de la santé. Elle mène une croisade contre la tuberculose et la mortalité infantile. Soutenez-la!

La visiteuse d'hygiéne vous montrera le chemin de la santé. Elle mène ...

A woman holding the symbol of the youth of France, a naked child, who is wearing a Phrygian cap. Translation of title: The health inspector will show you the road to health. She is leading a crusade against tu... More

Emprunt de la Défense Nationale. On souscrit à la Banque Adam

Emprunt de la Défense Nationale. On souscrit à la Banque Adam

Cannon pointing towards battleships. Clouds and sky in pattern of the American flag.

Oeuvre du fusilier marin et du soldat Breton

Oeuvre du fusilier marin et du soldat Breton

A man and a woman in regional Breton dress, looking onto a harbor toward gunner boats. Translation of title: Fund for the naval gunners and the Breton soldier. Signed: C. Trubert, 1917. Promotional goal: Fr. ... More

Exposition du 1er au 30   octobre 1917 . . . organisée par la Ligue Souvenez-Vous . . . documents, photographies, affiches, . . . aux crimes allemands

Exposition du 1er au 30 octobre 1917 . . . organisée par la Ligue So...

A German soldier escorting an unhappy group of people through the streets. The Germans deported more than 120,000 Belgians back to Germany, and relocated about 20,000 French within the invaded French territor... More