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Pour la belle terre de France
Pour la belle terre de France
TitlePour la belle terre de France
Poster Text FrenchPour la belle terre de France. "Paysans de France, saluons les soldats de la libre Amérique qui viennent par millions mêler leur sang à celui de nos fils, pour nous conserver le droit de cultiver notre champ et pour empêcher les barbares de nous ravir les libertés conquises."
LanguageFrench
English TranslationFor the beautiful land of France. French countrymen, let's greet the free American soldiers who are arriving by the millions to mix their blood with that of our brothers, in order to conserve our right to cultivate our fields and to prevent the barbarians from ravishing our hard-won liberties.
ArtistBenito
PrinterLibrairie Grasset, Rue des Saint-Peres, Paris
DescriptionFrench women harvesting wheat wave to a passing group of American soldiers, while a train passes in the distance. Another American soldier is scything the wheat.
SubjectPosters
World War I
France
Harvest
Farming
Farm life
Soldiers
Women
Subject-TGMAgricultural productivity
Croplands
War allies
War posters
Dimensions47 x 36.8 cm.
Location-Folder4
Location-Collection35/1/42
LocationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University Archives
RightsDigital Reproduction by History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
CollectionFrench World War I Posters
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