Et maintenant tressons des couronnes pour ceux que nous attendons et aussi pour ceux qui ne reviendront plus.

Description:

Drawing of two women, one dressed in the traditional shawl and bonnet of the Lorraine region of France, and the other dressed in Alsatian traditional dress and black headdress ("coiffe alsacienne"). They are holding red flowers and flower rings. A cathedral can be seen in the distant background. (Alsace-Lorraine was a part of France ceded to the German Empire in 1871. It was reverted to France at the end of the First World War.)

Creator(s): Abel-Truchet, Louis, 1857-1918.
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
World War One Collection
World War Poster Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 221
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Artist):
Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Imprimerie H. Chachoin
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Date(s):
  • Digitized: 2006
Description:

Drawing of two women, one dressed in the traditional shawl and bonnet of the Lorraine region of France, and the other dressed in Alsatian traditional dress and black headdress ("coiffe alsacienne"). They are holding red flowers and flower rings. A cathedral can be seen in the distant background. (Alsace-Lorraine was a part of France ceded to the German Empire in 1871. It was reverted to France at the end of the First World War.)

Note:

Artist's signature at lower right corner above caption: "Abel Truchet".

"Imp. H. Chachoin, Paris"--Printed at lower left corner of poster.

Physical Description:

1 poster : col. ; 114 x 80 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Alsace-Lorraine | crowns | coiffe alsacienne | nationalism | women | Alsatian
Parallel Title: And now let us braid crowns for those that we await, and also for those who will not return.
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. 383
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2176
  • CALL-NO: Posters WW1 Abel-Truchet 1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc347
Resource Type: Poster
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public