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Kriegsopfer!

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1942 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    A. Raabe & Co. (publishers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printing

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of the American Friends of the V&A; Gift to the American Friends by Leslie, Judith and Gabri Schreyer and Alice Schreyer Batko

  • Museum number:

    E.700-2004

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3G, shelf DR28

Physical description

Red poster with large white circle dominating the background of the composition. Within the circle, a dagger and swastika create a cruciform shape. This is surrounded by laurel in grey and black. Text below in German.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

ca. 1942 (made)

Artist/maker

A. Raabe & Co. (publishers)

Materials and Techniques

printing

Marks and inscriptions

Kriegsopfer!/ Euer frontfamerad Adolf Hitler ruft jur Sammling!/ hinein/ in den N.S. Reichsuerband/ dent Scher Kreigsopfer e.v./ Reichsleitung Berlin SW 68, Charlottenstrasse 85.
Black text on red base.

* A. RAABE & CO., K.G. */ BERLIN SWII
bottom right hand corner

Dimensions

Height: 69.9 cm, Width: 48.1 cm

Descriptive line

Anonymous World War II poster in red, white and black with dagger and swastika. Berlin, Germany. ca. 1942.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

War; Laurel; Propaganda; Swastika; Dagger

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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