Et maintenant tressons des couronnes pour ceux que nous attendons et aussi pour ceux qui ne reviendront plus.

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

Description

Drawing of two women, one dressed in the traditional shawl and bonnet of the Lorraine region of France, and the other dressed in Alsatian traditional dress and black headdress ("coiffe alsacienne"). They are holding red flowers and flower rings. A cathedral can be seen in the distant background. (Alsace-Lorraine was a part of France ceded to the German Empire in 1871. It was reverted to France at the end of the First World War.)

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 114 x 80 cm.

Creation Information

Abel-Truchet, Louis, 1857-1918. Creation Date: Unknown.

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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 260 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Titles

  • Main Title: Et maintenant tressons des couronnes pour ceux que nous attendons et aussi pour ceux qui ne reviendront plus.
  • Parallel Title: And now let us braid crowns for those that we await, and also for those who will not return.
  • Series Title: French War Posters

Description

Drawing of two women, one dressed in the traditional shawl and bonnet of the Lorraine region of France, and the other dressed in Alsatian traditional dress and black headdress ("coiffe alsacienne"). They are holding red flowers and flower rings. A cathedral can be seen in the distant background. (Alsace-Lorraine was a part of France ceded to the German Empire in 1871. It was reverted to France at the end of the First World War.)

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 114 x 80 cm.

Notes

Artist's signature at lower right corner above caption: "Abel Truchet".

"Imp. H. Chachoin, Paris"--Printed at lower left corner of poster.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 383
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2176
  • Call Number: Posters WW1 Abel-Truchet 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc347

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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  • Unknown

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 13, 2006, 4:56 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 2, 2010, 11:42 a.m.

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Abel-Truchet, Louis, 1857-1918. Et maintenant tressons des couronnes pour ceux que nous attendons et aussi pour ceux qui ne reviendront plus., poster, Date Unknown; Paris, France. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc347/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.