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Poster - Allocution Radiodiffusée

Allocution Radiodiffusée

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1940 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink and paper

  • 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:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 1B, box LS1

Physical description

Text only poster - open letter to the people of France issued by Marshal Henri-Philippe Pétain. Framed in blue, white and red, the colours of the French flag. Small black & white photograph of Pétain.

Place of Origin

France (made)


1940 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Ink and paper


Height: 37.4 cm, Width: 27.1 cm

Descriptive line

"Allocution Radiodiffusée" World War II open letter to French citizens by Maréchal Pétain about collaboration with Germany. France, 1940.

Production Note

issued on 30 October 1940


Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

National socialism; Collaboration; War; Propaganda


Prints; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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