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Catalog Number 1920.1.399
Object Name Poster
Accession number 1920.1
Other number FR-F-3
Description Country of Origin: France
Title: The Effort of the Peasant
Artist: V. Prouve, signed and dated
Date: 1918
Size: 64.3 x 50.8 cm
Issuing Agency:
Medium: Lithograph, printed by Berger-Levrault, Paris-Nancy

Inscription: L'Effort paysan / Le paysan sait que sans lui nos soldats nourraient de faim: / La culture des cereales, la culture maraichere, la culture de lavigne, / indispensables en temps de paix, assurent la resistance et contribuent a la / victoire en temps de guerre...La paysan, lue aussi, travaille a gagner la guerre. (partial)

Translation: The effort of the peasant / The peasant knows that but for him our soldiers would die of starvation: / The cultivation of grain, the cultivation of gardens, the cultivation of vineyards, / indispensible in time of peace, assuring the resistance and contribution tot he victory in time of war...The peasant also works to win the war. (partial)
Date n.d.
Subjects World War I
Poster
Art
Lithographs
French
Food
Food supply