The Netherlands

  • Visitez la Hollande

    Visitez la Hollande

    June 12, 2013

    Poster published by the Dutch Railway Company to promote tourism to the Netherlands and the use of the Dutch Railway in particular. Image: Blue and yellow colored image with a church and a market with people in Dutch traditional clothing.

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  • Vereeniging Nederland Canada

    Vereeniging Nederland-Canada

    June 12, 2013

    Poster published by the “Vereeniging Nederland-Canada” to inform the public about the activities of the foundation. Image: colorfull illustration showing two globes, on one globe Canada is highlighted and on the other The Netherlands. A Canadian and Dutch flag are connected to each other and sway around the globes. A carrier pigeon is flying from Canada to the Netherlands […]

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  • Vecht mee tegen Vetlap J.

    Vecht mee tegen Vetlap J.

    June 12, 2013

    Poster published by the Army Information Service to encourage soldiers to hygiene. Image: Piles of cleaning materials (bucket, dustpan, brushes and broom) joined together in the form of guns and drawn tightly together next to each other.

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  • V=Victorie

    V=Victorie

    June 12, 2013

    Poster published by the National Institute for War Documentation (NIOD) with a call addressed to all cititzens of The Netherlands to collect illegal pamphlets, newspapers, photographs, diaries and oral information and send or share this with the Institute in order to ensure that future generations also are informed and know about all the aspects of war. Image: a mainly […]

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  • stichting 40 45 zij gaven alles wat geeft gij?

    stichting ’40-’45. Zij gaven alles. Wat geeft gij?

    June 12, 2013

    Fundraising poster published by the Dutch Foundation 1940-1945 to raise funds for victims of Word War II . Image: blue and red colored illustration of a wounded peace dove trapped in barbed wire.

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  • Steunt het vredeswerk van het Nederlandsche Roode Kruis

    June 12, 2013

    Poster to give publicity to the collection for the Dutch Red Cross. Image: Nurse of the Red Cross takes care of a wounded man.

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  • Steunt Het reddingswezen aan onze gevaarlijke kust. 1824-1924

    Steunt het reddingswezen aan onze gevaarlijke kust. 1824-1924

    June 12, 2013

    Fundraising poster on occasion of the centenary of sea rescue work at the Dutch coast, 1824 – 1924. Image: rescue ship at sea with orange colored sky.

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  • Politische Käß Collation oder Die gedemüthigte Mijn Heers

    June 12, 2013

    Cartoon on the Treaty of Fontainebleau (1785). Eight men standing around a table. The Russian empress Catherine the Great is sitting at the table with a cheese on it; Beneath the picture some text concerning the conversation of the depicted carachters. 

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  • One Swine too many

    One Swine too many

    June 12, 2013

    Poster protesting the presence of Nazis in Holland. Image: Black, blue and pink colored image of a man in traditional Dutch clothing holding a knife and standing in front of a swine (caricature of a Nazi) with a military hat with swastika and a swastika at his curly tail.

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  • Onderdrukking en verzet

    Onderdrukking en verzet

    June 12, 2013

    Poster to promote the publication “Onderdukking en verzet” [Repression and Resistance] on the history of The Netherlands during war times. Image: A  brown Nazi flag  catches fire by a red, white and blue colored flame, with a light and dark blue colored background.

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