1778-1783. America owes France the most unalterable gratitude : 1917- -- . French Comrade your children shall be as our children.

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

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Black and white drawing of a soldier saluting the grave of another soldier. A weeping boy and a girl kneeling in prayer are at his sides. In the sky to the upper right there is a faint drawing of a row of soldiers standing guard and a commander on horseback.

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 79 x 61 cm.

Creation Information

Jonas, Lucien, 1880-1947. 1918.

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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 3126 times , with 69 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: 1778-1783. America owes France the most unalterable gratitude : 1917- -- . French Comrade your children shall be as our children.
  • Alternate Title: 1778-1783 America owes France the most unalterable gratitude. 1917- ... French comrade, your children shall be as our children. American Ouvroir Funds
  • Series Title: French War Posters

Description

Black and white drawing of a soldier saluting the grave of another soldier. A weeping boy and a girl kneeling in prayer are at his sides. In the sky to the upper right there is a faint drawing of a row of soldiers standing guard and a commander on horseback.

Physical Description

1 poster : b&w ; 79 x 61 cm.

Notes

"1918"--On lower right corner of picture.

"Imp. H. CHACHOIN Paris"

"VISE No. 12326" [visa censorship requirement number]

"American Ouvroir Funds. 681. Fifth Avenue. New-York. Annual Allowances for support and education of French War Orphans. Official Representative of the Following French war Orphan Societies - (1) Association Nationale Française pour la Protection des Familles des Morts pour la Patrie - (2) Assistance Mutuelle des Veuves de la Guerre - (3) Adoption des Orphelins de la Mer - (4) La Saint-Cyrienne - (5) La Bretagne - (6) La Réunion Amicale - (7) Oeuvre des Bourses - (8) Oeuvre Catholique de l'Éducation Secondaire des Orphelins de la Guerre - (9) Union Lorraine."--Printed at bottom of poster.

Inscribed on back of poster: "1068".

This image is included in the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Catalog; however, the dimensions given in the physical description in that catalog differ from the UNT description.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 422
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2225
  • Call Number: Posters WW1 Jonas 1
  • OCLC: 51141549 | External Link
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2699116 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc313

Collections

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

World War One Collection

Materials focusing 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.

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Creation Date

  • 1918

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 4:58 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Oct. 1, 2014, 6:20 a.m.

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Jonas, Lucien, 1880-1947. 1778-1783. America owes France the most unalterable gratitude : 1917- -- . French Comrade your children shall be as our children., poster, 1918; Paris, France. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc313/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.