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Catalog Number 1920.1.390
Object Name Poster
Accession number 1920.1
Other number FR-F-2
Description Country of Origin: France
Title: It Is Necessary to Produce
Artist: V. Prouve, signed and dated
Date: 1918
Size: 64.4 x 44.6 cm
Issuing Agency:
Medium: Lithograph, printed by Berger-Levrault, Paris-Nancy

Inscription: Il faut / produire! / Au front, on lutte; a l'arriere on produit pour le front. / Denrees alimentaires, vetements, equipements, munitions, voil a ce qu'il faut / a nos soldats, ce qu'il faut a nous-memes...mais pour produire tout ce quiest necessaire, / sacrifions le superflu. (partial)

Translation: It is necessary to produce! / At the front they fight; in the rear they produce for the front. / Maintenance of provisions, clothes, equipment, munitions, this is necessary for our own soldiers, this is necessary, / let us sacrifice all excess. (partial)
Date 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Subjects World War I
Food supply