[Red Cross]

Description:

Color poster of a Red Cross nurse coming to the assistance of a woman and directing her to a Red Cross building. The nurse wears a blue cape and a long blue headdress resembling a nun's habit and veil. The assisted woman is carrying a large cloth bundle and appears to be a refugee in distress.

Creator(s): Cappiello, Leonetto, 1875-1942.
Creation Date: 1918
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War One Collection
World War Poster Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 400
Past 30 days: 14
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Artist):
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Imprimerie Devambez
Publisher Info: Devambez was Leonetto Cappiello's agent and an art publisher in Paris. Large-format posters were sometimes printed by larger printing firms in Paris under the Devambez name.
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1918
  • Digitized: 2006
Description:

Color poster of a Red Cross nurse coming to the assistance of a woman and directing her to a Red Cross building. The nurse wears a blue cape and a long blue headdress resembling a nun's habit and veil. The assisted woman is carrying a large cloth bundle and appears to be a refugee in distress.

Note:

"Devambez, Paris"

"ATELIER CAPPIELLO, 8, RUE LECHATELIER, PARIS" (Translation: Cappiello Studio, 8 LeChatelier Street, Paris.)

"VISA No. 12.655" [visa censorship requirement number]

Artist's signature "LCappiello 1918" appears at lower right corner of poster. The signature appears to be erased and rewritten.

Title is from "Cappiello : The Posters of Leonetto Cappiello" by Jack Rennert, (pub. Poster Art Library, 2004), p. 190.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 79 x 119 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): nurse | Red Cross | war victim | women | woman
Series Title: French War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War One Collection
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 716
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2232
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW1 Cappiello 1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc200
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public