French Resistance helps throttle the Boche.

Description

Black & white photograph of of a soldier in a helmet being choked by two hands. The soldier's face is tinted green; the hands are not. The poster background is in shades of blue, white, and red. A red flame design shoots up along the right side of the photo, and a white flame design is superimposed on the hands.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 75 x 49 cm.

Creation Information

Louvat, R. [1944].

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Poster 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 1263 times , with 15 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Description

Black & white photograph of of a soldier in a helmet being choked by two hands. The soldier's face is tinted green; the hands are not. The poster background is in shades of blue, white, and red. A red flame design shoots up along the right side of the photo, and a white flame design is superimposed on the hands.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 75 x 49 cm.

Notes

"Boche" is a disparaging slang term that was used by the French to describe the Germans, mostly during World War I, and to a lesser extent during World War II. It was also adopted by the British public.

Artist's signature at upper right corner of picture: "R. Louvat 44".

"Photo G. Kanova"--Printed at upper right corner above artist's signature.

Publication place and date information found at Bridgeman Art Library (http://www.bridgeman.co.uk).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 209
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. WP No.# 07
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 Louvat 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc471

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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.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • [1944]

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • June 12, 2006, 8:16 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Dec. 18, 2009, 1:20 p.m.

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Louvat, R. French Resistance helps throttle the Boche., poster, [1944]; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc471/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.