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Volksgesundheit Volksgemeinschaft ... etc. sind die Aufagaben der N S Volkswohlfahrt

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Munich (made)

  • Date:

    1920-1934 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hohlwein, Ludwig, born 1874 - died 1949 (designer)
    Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (issuer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph, paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. C. H. Gibbs-Smith.

  • Museum number:

    E.385-1934

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514, case PR, shelf 185, box L

Physical description

Portrait format poster advocating public health and national community as priorities of the Nazi party. The poster depicts two men, one dressed in a Nazi uniform, one dressed in traditional German clothing, digging and installing a road sign which has the words 'Volksgesundheit , Volksgemeinschaft, Mutterschutz, Bettelbekämpfung, Wandererfürsorge' on it. On the sign of the pole is a Swastika. The poster is signed 'Ludwig Hohlwien München.'

Place of Origin

Munich (made)

Date

1920-1934 (made)

Artist/maker

Hohlwein, Ludwig, born 1874 - died 1949 (designer)
Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei (issuer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph, paper

Dimensions

Height: 47.5 in, Width: 33 in

Descriptive line

'Volksgesundheit Volksgemeinschaft ... etc. sind die Aufagaben der N S Volkswohlfahrt,' government poster, designed by Ludwig Hohlwein, issued by the Nazi Party, Munich, 1920-1934.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour lithograph

Subjects depicted

Idealism; Shovel; Men; Swastika; National Socialism; Propaganda

Categories

Posters; Politics; Propaganda; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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