Cardinal Mercier has appealed to the Food Administration for more food for starving millions.

One of 388 posters in the series: American War Posters available on this site.

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A color image of Cardinal Mercier's head and shoulders is centered on the top half of the poster. He has gray hair and blue eyes, and wears a red garment with a white collar. The bottom half of the poster is all text.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 52 cm.

Creation Information

Illian, George, 1894-1932. 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 586 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Titles

  • Main Title: Cardinal Mercier has appealed to the Food Administration for more food for starving millions.
  • Series Title: [United States Food Administration poster] ; no. 10.
  • Alternate Title: Eat less wheat, meat, fats and sugar, ship more to the war-stricken people of France, Belgium, Italy
  • Alternate Title: Cardinal Mercier has appealed to Food Administration for more food for starving millions
  • Series Title: American War Posters

Description

A color image of Cardinal Mercier's head and shoulders is centered on the top half of the poster. He has gray hair and blue eyes, and wears a red garment with a white collar. The bottom half of the poster is all text.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 71 x 52 cm.

Notes

Text continues: "Eat less wheat, meat, fats and sugar. Ship more to the war-stricken people of France - Belgium - Italy"

Artist's name as printed on poster, "Illion", is misspelled.

"No. 10"--Printed at lower left corner of poster.

"Latham Litho & Ptg Co, Brooklyn, N.Y."

Listed in May 1918 Monthly Catalog, p. 625. Title varies slightly in Monthly Catalog entry.

Listed in Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Catalog.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 421
  • Government Documents No.: Y 3.F 73/10:10
  • Call Number: Posters WWI Illian 1
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2699111 | External Link
  • OCLC: 51042155 | External Link
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc314

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, 7:31 a.m.

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Illian, George, 1894-1932. Cardinal Mercier has appealed to the Food Administration for more food for starving millions., poster, 1918; Brooklyn, N.Y.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc314/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.