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Catalog Number 1920.1.317
Object Name Poster
Accession number 1920.1
Other number FR-Al-5
Description Country of Origin: French
Title: 20,000 Inhabitants of Alsace-Lorraine
Artist: E. Friant, signed and dated Nancy, 1916
Date: 1917
Size: 79.4 x 119 cm
Issuing Agency: Union amicale d'Alsace-Lorraine
Medium: Lithograph, printed by Berger-Levrault, Paris-Nancy

Inscription: 20,000 Alsaciens--Lorrains, engages voluntaires, / combattent nos cotes / Plus de 4.000 Annees De Prison out ete infligee depuis le mois d'our 1914 par les Tribunaux allemands a des Alsaciens-Lorrains / condamnes pour avoir manifeste leur attachment a la France.

Translation: 20,000 inhabitants of Alsace-Lorraine are engaged in voluntary fighting on our side...More than 4000 years of prison have been inflicted since August 1914 by German authorities on these people who are condemned for having manifested their love for France.
Date 1917
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1917
Subjects World War I