France

  • Joan of Arc Saved France

    Joan of Arc Saved France

    August 23, 2013

    The 1918 poster “Joan of Arc Saved France”, by Haskell Coffin (1878-1941), was commissioned by the United States Treasury Department as part of the campaign to raise money for the First World War by having civilians buy war savings stamps. The low priced stamps were pasted into a booklet that when filled could be exchanged […]

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  • La Guerre / Der Krieg

    La Guerre / Der Krieg

    August 23, 2013

    Belgian cartoon on the Franco-Prussian War, also referred to as the War of 1870 (9 July 1870 – 10 May 1871). Image: In the center a standing figure with arms and a helmet, representing War, flanked by a seated man and a woman. The man is blindfolded (blind) and is  tearing pages from a book, the […]

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  • Vue de la publication de la paix

    Vue de la publication de la paix

    August 23, 2013

    Hand colored 18th century engraving. “Vue de la Marche Cérémoniale observée pour la Publication de la Paix, en arrivant a l’Hotel de Ville a Paris”

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