[Red Cross]

One of 21 posters in the series: French War Posters available on this site.

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.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 79 x 119 cm.

Creation Information

Cappiello, Leonetto, 1875-1942. 1918.

Context

This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War One Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 497 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Publisher

  • 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

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Titles

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.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 79 x 119 cm.

Notes

"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.

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Identifier

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 716
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2232
  • Call Number: Posters WW1 Cappiello 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc200

Collections

This poster is part of the following collections of related materials.

World War One Collection

The World War I Collection contains materials that focus on the WWI era from 1914 to 1918. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images. It's particularly strong in World War I French and American and World War II American "home front" posters, covering topics like war bonds, rationing, enlistment, security, and morale, and popular artists like Norman Rockwell, Theodore Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss), and Boris Artzybasheff.

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Creation Date

  • 1918

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 4:49 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 2, 2010, 11:44 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Cappiello, Leonetto, 1875-1942. [Red Cross], poster, 1918; Paris, France. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc200/: accessed March 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.