Cardinal Mercier has appealed to the Food Administration for more food for starving millions.

Description:

A color image of Cardinal Mercier's head and shoulders is centered on the top half of the poster. He has gray hair and blue eyes, and wears a red garment with a white collar. The bottom half of the poster is all text.

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: 407
Past 30 days: 5
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Artist):
Creator (Author):
Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1918]
  • Digitized: 2006
Description:

A color image of Cardinal Mercier's head and shoulders is centered on the top half of the poster. He has gray hair and blue eyes, and wears a red garment with a white collar. The bottom half of the poster is all text.

Note:

Text continues: "Eat less wheat, meat, fats and sugar. Ship more to the war-stricken people of France - Belgium - Italy"

Artist's name as printed on poster, "Illion", is misspelled.

"No. 10"--Printed at lower left corner of poster.

"Latham Litho & Ptg Co, Brooklyn, N.Y."

Listed in May 1918 Monthly Catalog, p. 625. Title varies slightly in Monthly Catalog entry.

Listed in Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Catalog.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 52 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): U.S. Food Administration | post-war famine prevention | Cardinal Mercier | food aid | hunger relief | war victims | starving millions
Series Title: [United States Food Administration poster] ; no. 10.
Alternate Title: Eat less wheat, meat, fats and sugar, ship more to the war-stricken people of France, Belgium, Italy
Alternate Title: Cardinal Mercier has appealed to Food Administration for more food for starving millions
Series Title: American War Posters
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
World War One Collection
Collection:
World War Poster Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Database No. 421
  • GOVNO: Y 3.F 73/10:10
  • CALL-NO: Posters WWI Illian 1
  • UNTCAT: b2699111 |
  • OCLC: 51042155 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc314
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public