Protection du Réformé No. 2 [Protection for Category Two Invalided Soldiers]

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 11141
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1916
Place made
France
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph and letterpress
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 797 mm, Width 1205 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: Poster
Creator
Category
posters

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Object description

.whole: the image occupies the majority of the left-hand half, with the title separate and positioned across the top edge, in black, and in orange. The text is separate and positioned across the top quarter and down the right half, in black and in orange. All set against a white background. image: a French soldier sits, leaning on a walking stick. Behind him stands his wife, holding a baby. The background is made from large interlocking letters 'P' and 'R', and a number '2'. text: PROTECTION DU RÉFORMÉ NO2 ASSISTANCE AUX MALADES ET BLESSÉS DE LA GUERRE, RÉFORMÉS SANS PENSION Œuvre rattaché au Ministère d'Intérieur 35, RUE BOISSY D'ANGLAS PRÉSIDENTS D'HONNEUR Mr. LE PRÉSIDENT DE LA RÉPUBLIQUE S.A.S. LE PRINCE de MONACO _Mr. LÉON BOURGEOIS Ministre d'Etat _Mr. LE MINISTRE DE L'INTÉRIEUR PRÉSIDENT Mr. Millerand Député, ancien Ministrie de la Guerre. Le Réformé no.2 est le soldat renvoyé dans ses foyers sans pension, souvent après des mois de campagne. Encore affaibli et incapable de gagner sa vie faute de soins il devient incurable. Pour sa famille c'est la misère et parfois la contagion. Pour le pays c'est une perte de force économique. Donner au réformé le moyen de se soigner. Assister sa famille. Lui procurer du travail. Tel est le but que sous les auspices de Ministère de l'Interieur, LA PROTECTION DU RÉFORMÉ N.2 veut atteindre en faisant appel à tous les cœurs. Adresser les souscriptions à Mr. CHAMBAUD, Trésorier 35, RUE BOISEY D'ANGLAS Les chèques peuvent être envoyés au Crédit Foncier de France, Rue des Capucines, 19 andi marchand LA LITHOGRAPHIE PARISIENNE, Rue Corbeau, PARIS. [Protection for Category. 2 Invalided Soldiers. Assistance to the Ill and War Wounded invalided with no pension. Charity attached to the Ministry of the Interior [address]. Honorary Presidents, The President of the Republic, HRH the Prince of Monaco, Mr. Léon Bourgeois, Minister of State, the Minister for the Interior. President, Mr Millerand, Member of Parliament, former Minister For War. Category 2 Invalided Servicemen are soldiers sent home without any pension, often after months of campaign. Still enfeebled and unable to earn their living, without care they become incurable. For their families it means poverty and sometimes contagion. For the country it is a loss of economic power. Giving the invalided serviceman the means to look after himself.Assisting his family. Getting him work.That is the aim that Protection for Category. 2 Invalided Soldiers, under the auspices of the Ministry of the Interior, wants to achieve by appealing to all hearts.Send subscriptions to Mr. Chambaud, treasurer [address]. Cheques can be sent to Crédit Foncier (Government-sponsored Building Society) of France [address].]

Physical description

Uses same image as PST 11147.

Inscription

3 JUN 1916

Inscription

Protection du Réformé No.2.

Inscription

(Marchand)

Inscription

JUN 1916

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