Un Seul Combat pour une Seule Patrie [A Single Battle for a Single Country]

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 0074
Department
Art and Popular Design
Place made
Great Britain
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 762 mm, Width 505 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: Poster
Creator
Category
posters

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Object description

whole: the main image occupies the majority, with a smaller image positioned in the lower right. The title is separate and placed in the lower quarter, in black. The text is integrated and located in the upper right in grey, red and blue, in the upper left in white, across the centre in grey, and in the lower right in white. All set against a white background. image: half-length depictions of a French civilian and a French soldier seen emerging from a map of southern Britain and northern France. The soldier emerges from the British part, and the civilian from the French part. They reach across the English Channel to link arms. The soldier points to the poster's text, while the civilian holds an adjustable spanner in his hand. The whole map is coloured in the red, white and blue colours of the French Tricolore, with the part of France occupied by Germany inscribed with a swastika. The smaller image is a depiction of The Cross of Lorraine, the symbol of the Free French. text: LIBERTÉ ÉGALITÉ FRATERNITÉ LONDON FRANCE LA MA[NC - hidden text]HE PARIS KNOPF UN SEUL COMBAT POUR UNE SEULE PATRIE [Liberty Equality Fraternity. London. France. The English Channel. Paris. A single battle for a single country]

Physical description

Two similar designs by the same artist were also produced (see PST 0097 and PST 5642).

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