Kriegsgräber Ausstellung Graz 1918 [War Graves Exhibition Graz 1918]

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 6856
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1918
Place made
Austria-Hungary
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 631 mm, Width 951 mm
  • Mount: Height 512 mm, Width 763 mm
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  • object category: Poster
Creator
Category
posters

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Object description

whole: the image occupies the left two-thirds. The title and text are separate and positioned in the right third, in black gothic script. Further text is integrated and positioned in the lower centre, in white outlined black. All held within a black border and set against a yellow background. image: a full-length depiction of an Austrian infantryman, kneeling by a grave which is overgrown with ivy. His right hand holds on to a laurel wreath resting against the grave cross. text: Unter dem Allerhöchsten Ehrenschutz Sr. kais. u. kön. Apost. Majestät Kaiser Karls I. Komitee für die Kriegsgräber-Fürsorge in Österreich. Hauptstelle-Wien 9/4 Canisiusgasse 10. Allgemeine Kriegsgräber Ausstellung Graz 1918 Redoutensaal Burghof verbunden mit einer Ausstellung von Handfertigkeitsarbeiten verwundeter und kranker Krieger Militär-Kasino. Eintritt 80 Heller Mannschaftspersonen und Kinder 30 Heller. 11. Mai - 2. Juni. Geöffnet 10 - 6 Uhr. VITAM ET SANGUINEM [Translation: 'Life and blood'] Der Reinertrag fliesst dem Fonds zur dauernden Erhaltung der Kriegsgräber zu. Hermes.-Buch u. Kunstdruckerei Wien XVII. [Under the Supreme Patronage of His Imperial and Royal Apostolic Majesty, Emperor Karl I. Committee for the Care of War Graves in Austria. Head Office - Vienna [address]. General War Graves Exhibition Graz 1918. Redoubt Hall – Burghof in conjunction with an exhibition of handicrafts by wounded and ill servicemen. Officers’ mess. Admission 80 hellers. Ordinary servicemen and children 30 hellers. 11 May - 2 June. Open 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Life and blood. The net proceeds will go to the Fund for the Permanent Upkeep of War Graves. Hermes Book and Art Press, Vienna XVII.]

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