Pour la France, versez votre or : l'or combat pour la victoire.

Description:

A frightened German soldier holding a rifle in both hands is forced down onto one knee by the weight of a giant French coin which has landed on his arm. On the coin is a bas-relief of a rooster which appears to be escaping the surface of the coin to attack the soldier. Imprinted on the coin is the text: "LIBERTE - EGALITE - FRATERNITE" and "1915".

Creator(s): Faivre, Abel, 1867-1945.
Creation Date: [1915]  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War One Collection
World War Poster Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 3,046
Past 30 days: 54
Yesterday: 2
Creator (Artist):
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Imprimerie Devambez
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1915]
  • Digitized: 2006
Description:

A frightened German soldier holding a rifle in both hands is forced down onto one knee by the weight of a giant French coin which has landed on his arm. On the coin is a bas-relief of a rooster which appears to be escaping the surface of the coin to attack the soldier. Imprinted on the coin is the text: "LIBERTE - EGALITE - FRATERNITE" and "1915".

Note:

"Édité par la Société des Amis des Artistes"

"Devambez Imp. Paris"

Listed in Library of Congress Prints and Photographs catalog.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 119 x 80 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): gold | war finance | French Rooster | victory | German soldier | soldier | coin | bayonet
Parallel Title: Deposit your gold for France : gold fights for victory.
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. 552
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. 1068
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW1 Faivre 4
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc213
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public