Le Cardinal Mercier protège la Belgique.

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

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Illustration of Cardinal Mercier in a gold cape and mitre (headdress). He holds a staff in his left hand. A fallen man is slumped over at his feet and there is a crowd of people behind him, most of whom appear to be women. The Cardinal is depicted in color and the other people are depicted in black & white.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 120 x 80 cm.

Creation Information

Fouqueray, Charles, 1869-1956. 1916.

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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 595 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Titles

  • Main Title: Le Cardinal Mercier protège la Belgique.
  • Parallel Title: Cardinal Mercier protects Belgium.
  • Series Title: French War Posters

Description

Illustration of Cardinal Mercier in a gold cape and mitre (headdress). He holds a staff in his left hand. A fallen man is slumped over at his feet and there is a crowd of people behind him, most of whom appear to be women. The Cardinal is depicted in color and the other people are depicted in black & white.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 120 x 80 cm.

Notes

"D Charles Fouqueray 1916"--Artist's signature at lower right corner of picture.

"Lapina.Imp.Paris."

Listed in Library of Congress Prints and Photographs catalog.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 488
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2237
  • : Posters WW1 Fouqueray 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc260

Collections

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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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  • 1916

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 4:59 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 1, 2014, 7:31 a.m.

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Fouqueray, Charles, 1869-1956. Le Cardinal Mercier protège la Belgique., poster, 1916; Paris, France. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc260/: accessed May 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.