Debout dans la Tranchée [Standing in the Trench]

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  • Art.IWM PST 3976
Art and Popular Design
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: lithograph
  • Support: Height 1141 mm, Width 797 mm
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  • object category: Poster

Object description

whole: the image is positioned in the upper half, held within a black border. The text is placed below in light brown. image: a three-quarter length depiction of a French 'poilu' standing in a trench, his face lit by the dawn light. text: Lieut.t. Jean Droit _ 226e DEBOUT DANS LA TRANCHÉE QUE L'AURORE ÉCLAIRE, LE SODAT RÈVE À LA VICTOIRE ET À SON FOYER POUR QU'IL PUISSE ASSURER L'UNE ET RETROUVER L'AUTRE, SOUSCRIVEZ AU 3.e EMPRUNT DE LA DEFÉNSE NATIONALE BERGER - LEVRAULT, IMP.- PARIS.- NANCY [Lieut. Jean Droit 226th. Standing in the trench lit up by dawn, the soldier dreams of victory and his home. So that he can ensure the former and rejoin the latter, subscribe to the Third National Defence Loan.]

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