Kaiser und Volksdank [Kaiser’s and People’s Thanks]

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 5138
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1917
Place made
Germany
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 1185 mm, Width 891 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: Poster
Creator
Category
posters

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Object description

whole: the image occupies the majority, with a smaller image positioned in the upper left. The images are partially set against an orange background. The title and text are separate and located along the bottom edge, in brown gothic typeface. All set against a white background. image: a full-length depiction of a kneeling woman. She tips various sized parcels, gathered in the material of her skirt, out on to a pile on the ground. The smaller image is a motif of two hands shaking, underneath a depiction of a crown. text: FELDPOST FELDPOST Erich Gruner DRUCK VON MEISSNER und BUCH LEIPZIG Kaiser- und Volksdank für Heer und Flotte . Weihnachtsgabe 1917 [Army mail. Army mail. Printed by Meissner and Buch, Leipzig. Kaiser’s and People’s thanks to the Army and Navy. Christmas gift 1917]

Physical description

A smaller, monochrome version was also produced (see PST 7600).

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All Rights Reserved except for Fair Dealing exceptions otherwise permitted under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, as amended and revised.