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

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  • Main Title Pour la France, versez votre or : l'or combat pour la victoire.
  • Parallel Title Deposit your gold for France : gold fights for victory.
  • Series Title French War Posters


  • Artist: Faivre, Abel, 1867-1945.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Name: Imprimerie Devambez
    Place of Publication: Paris, France


  • Creation: 1915
  • Digitized: 2006


  • French


  • Content 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".
  • Physical Description: 1 poster : col. ; 119 x 80 cm.


  • Keyword: gold
  • Keyword: war finance
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: World War, 1914-1918 -- France -- Posters -- Specimens.
  • Keyword: French Rooster
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: War posters, French -- 1914-1918 -- Specimens.
  • Keyword: victory
  • Keyword: German soldier
  • Keyword: soldier
  • Keyword: coin
  • Keyword: bayonet

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Name: World War One Collection
    Code: WWI
  • Name: World War Poster Collection
    Code: WWPC


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD


  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Poster


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 552
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. 1068
  • Call Number: Posters WW1 Faivre 4
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc213


  • Display Note: "Édité par la Société des Amis des Artistes" "Devambez Imp. Paris" Listed in Library of Congress Prints and Photographs catalog.
  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: 7 creationHardware: Vidar Latitude