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Poster - General Lavr Georgievich Kornilov

General Lavr Georgievich Kornilov

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Russia (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1919 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:


  • 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 3G, shelf DR20

Physical description

A lithographed portrait of Gneral Kornilov in military uniform

Place of Origin

Russia (made)


ca. 1919 (made)



Materials and Techniques


Marks and inscriptions

General LAVR Georgievich Kornilov
translated from the Russian - printed across top margin

"A true son of the Russian people always dies on his watch and sacrifices for his Motherland the dearest of what he has - his life"
translated from the Russian - printed along lower margin

from the speech to the people by the General Kornilov
printed bottom right

Descriptive line

White Army propaganda poster


Paper; Ink

Subjects depicted

Propaganda; Military


Prints; Propaganda; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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