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Catalog Number 1920.1.407
Object Name Poster
Accession number 1920.1
Other number FR-R4-1
Description Country of Origin: France
Title: Herault Day
Artist: A. Willette, signed
Date: 1916
Size: 44 11/16 x 31 1/8 inches (113.3 x 79 cm)
Issuing Agency: Unknown
Medium: Lithograph, printed by Davambez, Paris

Poster, Relief Agencies, Benefits

Inscription: "Journee de L'Herault / 15 Octobre 1916 / Bacchus -- 'Veux-tu bien te sauver, Phylloxera! / Au profit Exclusif des Oeuvres de Guerre du Department."

Translation: "Herault Day October 15, 1916 / Bacchus -- 'Do you wish to save yourself, Phylloxera! / To exclusively profit the work of the War Department"

Phylloxera is a microscopic louse or aphid, that lives on and eats roots of grapes. It can infest a vineyard from the soles of vineyard worker’s boots or naturally spreading from vineyard-to-vineyard by proximity.
Date October 15, 1916
Year Range from 1916
Year Range to 1916
Subjects World War I