Marne, Yser, Somme, Verdun : l'aurore.

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

Description

At right, a French soldier in uniform and helmet holds a French flag. To the left and slightly behind him are two women, one wearing a traditional dress and bonnet of the Lorraine region and the other wearing the traditional dress and headdress of Alsace. The woman from Lorraine brings the flag to her lips as if to kiss it. The top section of the poster contains a portion of the title printed in red, which is partly obscured by laurel branches and a portion of the flag from the lower section.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 81 x 61 cm.

Creation Information

Royer, Henri, 1869-1938. Creation Date: Unknown.

Context

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

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Titles

  • Main Title: Marne, Yser, Somme, Verdun : l'aurore.
  • Parallel Title: Marne, Yser, Somme, Verdun : the dawn.
  • Alternate Title: The dawn
  • Alternate Title: L'aurore
  • Series Title: French War Posters

Description

At right, a French soldier in uniform and helmet holds a French flag. To the left and slightly behind him are two women, one wearing a traditional dress and bonnet of the Lorraine region and the other wearing the traditional dress and headdress of Alsace. The woman from Lorraine brings the flag to her lips as if to kiss it. The top section of the poster contains a portion of the title printed in red, which is partly obscured by laurel branches and a portion of the flag from the lower section.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 81 x 61 cm.

Notes

"Visa: No 12822" [Visa censorship requirement number]

"Lapina. Imp. Paris"

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 264
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. Y2083
  • Call Number: Posters WW1 Royer 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc436

Collections

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

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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Dates

  • This poster's creation, acceptance, or submission date is unknown.

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 8:58 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 2, 2010, 11:43 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Royer, Henri, 1869-1938. Marne, Yser, Somme, Verdun : l'aurore., poster, Date Unknown; Paris, France. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc436/: accessed February 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.