Croix-Rouge Française - Vente de Guerre [The French Red Cross - War Sale]

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Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM PST 11118
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  • medium: lithograph
  • support: paper
  • Support: Height 1197 mm
  • Support: Width 799 mm
  • Mount: Height 797 mm
  • Mount: Width 559 mm
Alternative Names
  • object category: Poster

Object description

whole: the image occupies the upper two-thirds and is held within a black border. The title and text are separate and positioned in the lower third, in red against a white background. image: a large Red Cross flag on a flagpole, set against a battlefield of barbed wire fences and destroyed equipment. In the distance, the ruins of a damaged town. text: Geo DORIVAL 16 G.CAPON CROIX-ROUGE FRANÇAISE UNION DES FEMMES DE FRANCE reconnue d'utilité publique (6 Août 1882) 16 Rue de Thann - Paris. VENTE DE GUERRE pour nos blessés, nos soldats du front, nos prisonniers, nos réformés. LES VENDREDI 8 SAMEDI 9 DIMANCHE 10 DÉCEMBRE de 2 heures à 7 heures dans les salons du ministère des Travaux Publics, 246. Bd. St.Germain Altelier Géo Dorival Cornille et Serre. Paris [French Red CrossUnion Of Women Of France recognized as a charity (6 August 1882) [address]. War Sale for our wounded, our soldiers at the front, our prisoners, our invalided servicemen. On Friday 8 Saturday 9 Sunday 10 December from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the rooms of the Ministry of Public Works.]