1778-1783. America owes France the most unalterable gratitude : 1917- -- . French Comrade your children shall be as our children.

Description:

Black and white drawing of a soldier saluting the grave of another soldier. A weeping boy and a girl kneeling in prayer are at his sides. In the sky to the upper right there is a faint drawing of a row of soldiers standing guard and a commander on horseback.

Creator(s):
Creation Date: [1918]  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War One Collection
World War Poster Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 1,860
Past 30 days: 43
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Artist):
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Imprimerie H. Chachoin
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1918]
  • Digitized: 2006
Description:

Black and white drawing of a soldier saluting the grave of another soldier. A weeping boy and a girl kneeling in prayer are at his sides. In the sky to the upper right there is a faint drawing of a row of soldiers standing guard and a commander on horseback.

Note:

"1918"--On lower right corner of picture.

"Imp. H. CHACHOIN Paris"

"VISE No. 12326" [visa censorship requirement number]

"American Ouvroir Funds. 681. Fifth Avenue. New-York. Annual Allowances for support and education of French War Orphans. Official Representative of the Following French war Orphan Societies - (1) Association Nationale Française pour la Protection des Familles des Morts pour la Patrie - (2) Assistance Mutuelle des Veuves de la Guerre - (3) Adoption des Orphelins de la Mer - (4) La Saint-Cyrienne - (5) La Bretagne - (6) La Réunion Amicale - (7) Oeuvre des Bourses - (8) Oeuvre Catholique de l'Éducation Secondaire des Orphelins de la Guerre - (9) Union Lorraine."--Printed at bottom of poster.

Inscribed on back of poster: "1068".

This image is included in the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Catalog; however, the dimensions given in the physical description in that catalog differ from the UNT description.

Physical Description:

1 poster : b&w ; 79 x 61 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): French children | war orphans | American Ovroir Funds | France | gratitude | remembrance | cross | grave | war victims | soldier | children | families of soldiers
Alternate Title: 1778-1783 America owes France the most unalterable gratitude. 1917- ... French comrade, your children shall be as our children. American Ouvroir Funds
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. 422
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2225
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW1 Jonas 1
  • OCLC: 51141549 |
  • UNTCAT: b2699116 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc313
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public