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  • Place of origin:

    United States (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    colour lithograph

  • 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 LS4

Physical description

Swastika-emblazoned dagger piercing a man's outstretched hand. Crust of bread beside.

Place of Origin

United States (made)


Kauffer, Edward McKnight, born 1890 - died 1954 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

colour lithograph

Marks and inscriptions

For the Conquered -/ Steel!/ Not Bread

Supplied as a public service by Abbott Laboratories, North Chicago, Illinois
lower left

Descriptive line

"For the Conquered - Steel! Not Bread" World War II poster by E. McKnight Kauffer.


Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

War; Swastika; Daggers; Propaganda; Hands; Bread; Steel; National socialism; Revenge


Prints; Propaganda; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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