Paques de Guerre [Wartime Easter]

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  • Art.IWM PST 12893
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph and letterpress
  • Support: Height 783 mm, Width 331 mm
  • Mount: Height 737 mm, Width 330 mm
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  • object category: Poster

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whole: the image occupies the lower two-thirds and is held within a narrow black border. The title and the majority of the text are on an additional text strip. The title is separate and positioned along the top edge, in red. The text is separate and positioned in the upper third and along the bottom edge, in black and red. All set against a white background. image: a full-length depiction of a French infantryman seated in a trench. He rests with his head leaning against his right arm and dreams of his young daughter, who appears in a halo-like glow on the edge of the trench. text: [Additional text] LIRE LE 20 AVRIL Le No 60 Cent. PAQUES DE GUERRE Le No 60 Cent. Numéro de luxe publie par LES ANNALES Deux Estampes hors texte de L. JONAS et BERNE-BELLECOUR 20 Pages de Gravures en taille=douce Une Pièce de Théâtre: LE POILU, de Maurice Hennequin et P. Veber Textes de J. AICARD, BARTHOU, RENÉ BAZIN, MAURICE DONNAY, F. FABIÉ, ÉMILE FAGUET ABEL HERMANT, H. DE RÉGNIER, YVONNE SARCEY L'ABBÉ SERTILLANGES En Couverture: Une Aquarelle de F. ALLARD-L'OLIVIER Estampe extraite du Numéro de Pâques des Annales [end of additional text] J. Berne-Bellecour 1915. Composition de J. BERNE-BELLECOUR IL RÊVE..... Supplement aux ANNALES [On 20 April read 'Paques de Guerre' [Wartime Easter]. 60 centimes per issue. De-luxe issue published by 'Les Annales'. Two full-page prints by L. Jonas and Berne-Bellecour. 20 pages of copper-plate engravings. A play: 'Le Poilu' [The Common Soldier], by Maurice Hennequin and P. Veber. Contributions by [list of names]. Front cover: A watercolour by F. Allard-L'Olivier. Print taken from the Easter issue of 'Les Annales'. Type-setting by J. Berne-Bellecour. He’s dreaming. Supplement to 'Les Annales'.]

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Additional section of text added along top edge.


REPUBLIQUE FRANÇAISE 2/MES 10 ENSUS cen. 20. SEINE [with a depiction of a woman holding a pair of scales]


APR 1916 [x2]

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