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Plantez, Cultivez, Recoltez

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (probably, printed)

  • Date:

    1939-1945 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ad, E. F (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Ministry of Information

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 80, box C

Physical description

French colour lithograph poster from the Second World War displaying the words 'Plantez, Cultivez, Recoltez'.

Place of Origin

France (probably, printed)


1939-1945 (made)


Ad, E. F (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithography


Height: 20 in Size of sheet, Width: 15 in Size of sheet

Descriptive line

Colour lithograph poster issued for use in French colonial territory during the Second World War, encouraging people to plant, cultivate and harvest their own food.

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

Dimensions taken from Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1946. London: Published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, 1949.


Printing ink


Colour lithograph

Subjects depicted

Subject; Farming; Self sufficiency


Prints; Agriculture; Posters


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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