Pflanzt Öl! [Plant Oil!]

 
Pflanzt Öl! [Plant Oil!]
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  • Title :     Pflanzt Öl! [Plant Oil!]
  • Artist:     Julius E. F. Gipkens Designer Unknown, Publisher Hollerbaum & Schmidt, Berlin Printer
  • Accession:     TD1989.184.10
  • Country:     Germany Berlin
  • Date:     circa 1917
  • Dimensions:     Inches 34-5/8 22-7/8, Centimeters 90.5 58.1
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     War/Military , Propaganda , Nationalism , World War I 1914-1918
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1989.184.10.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda~Posters and Printed Ephemera
Description:
Ink on paper offset color lithograph depicting a black sign in German encouraging the planting of sunflowers and poppies for the production of oil; the sign is on a black, grey, red striped post with yellow sunflowers above and red poppies and green foliage below; a bird is perched on the sign singing.