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Orphelinat des Armées [No. 2]

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (issued)

  • Date:

    c.1914-1916 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brangwyn, Frank (Sir), born 1867 - died 1956 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by R.G. Praill

  • Museum number:

    E.982-1916

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514, case PR, shelf 32, box R

Physical description

'Orphelinat des Armées'; Poster issued in aid of the French Army Orphanage during the First World War, depicting the frugal meal of a despairing widow and her three hungry children; Lithograph.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (issued)

Date

c.1914-1916 (issued)

Artist/maker

Brangwyn, Frank (Sir), born 1867 - died 1956 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 152.5 cm, Width: 101.4 cm

Descriptive line

'Orphelinat des Armées' [No. 2]; Poster issued in aid of the French Army Orphanage during the First World War, depicting the frugal meal of a despairing widow and her three hungry children; Lithograph; design by Sir Frank Brangwyn; Great Britain; c.1914-1916.

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

Summary Catalogue of British Posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum in the Department of Design, Prints & Drawing. Emmett Publishing, 1990. 129 p. ISBN: 1 869934 12 1

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Widow; Children; War; Woman; Charity

Categories

Prints; Posters; War; Propaganda

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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