Les Combattants de la Grande Guerre [Combatants in the Great War]

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  • Art.IWM PST 12832
Art and Popular Design
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph and letterpress
  • Support: Height 600 mm, Width 791 mm
  • Mount: Height 810 mm, Width 557 mm
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  • object category: Poster

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Object description

whole: the image occupies the right-hand side and the top edge centre. The title is separate and is positioned along the top edge, in black. The text is separate and occupies the left-hand side, in black and red. All set against a white background. image: a full-length personification of Truth holding a mirror reflecting rays of light aloft in her right hand. She is being draped in red material by a French soldier who stands behind her. text: LES COMBATTANTS DE LA GRANDE GUERRE Fondée le 3 Septembre 1916 et autorisée par décisions ministérielles des 21 Avril 1917 et 16 Décembre 1917 31, Rue Saint-Antoine, PARIS (IVe) LA VERITÉ TOUTE NUE La voilà: On n'est pas toujours du même boyau, mais tous les boyaux mènent à la tranchée. Camarades, n'oublions pas la TRANCHÉE, Conservons précieusement notre CAMARADERIE et notre FRANCHISE 'Jusqu'au bout!' LE JOURNAL DES COMBATTANTS 31, RUE SAINT-ANTOINE Abonnement: 4 francs par an nous groupera et nous permettra d'exprimer nos idées. CARREY Association Fraternelle des Combattants de la Marne, de Verdun et de la Grande Guerre 31, Rue Saint-Antoine, PARIS (IVe) PLACEMENT GRATUIT DE 2 HEURES A 5 HEURES VISA No 11864 Imprimerie FINET, 12, rue d'Enghien, Paris. Cliché LAUREYS FRÈRES [Combatants in the Great War. Founded on 3 September 1916 and authorised by the ministerial decisions of 21 April 1917 and 16 December 1917. [Address]. The naked truth, here it is: we are not always cast in the same mould, but all paths lead to the trenches. Comrades, let us not forget the trenches. Let us treasure and preserve our comradeship and our candour. 'Jusqu'au bout!' [To the end!], the Combatants’ newspaper [address], subscription: 4 francs p. a., will bring us together and allow us to express our ideas. Fraternal Association of Combatants on the Marne, at Verdun and in the Great War [address]. Free employment service from 2 to 5 p.m. Finet, Printers [address]. Photograph by Laureys Bros.]

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VISA No 11864.



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