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Catalog Number 1920.1.381
Object Name Poster
Accession number 1920.1
Other number FR-F-1
Description Country of Origin: France
Title: To the Workers for the National Defense
Artist: Poulbot, signed and dated
Date: 1918
Size: 75.4 x 55.8 cm
Issuing Agency:
Medium: Lithograph, printed by L'Emancipatrice, Paris

Inscription: Aux Travailleurs / de la Defense Nationale / Restreignezvous pour hater la victoire. / Ne jetetz pas un gramme de pain. / Economisez 100 grammes de nourriture par jour. / Cela suffirait pour augmenter d'une Division par / mois l'arrivee des renforts americaines. / En economisant sure votre nourriture vous / economiserez des mois de tranchees a nos poilus. / Loucheur. / Fransais choisissez!

Translation: To the workers / for the National Defense / Stint yourselves to hasten victory. / Do not throw away a gramme of bread. / Save 100 grammes of food a day. / That will suffice to help out a division a month until reinforcements arrive from America / By economizing in your food you decrease the work of our soldiers in the trenches. / Loucheur. / Frenchmen, choose!
Date 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Subjects World War I
Food supply