Presito per la Vittoria [Loan for Victory]

 
Presito per la Vittoria [Loan for Victory]
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  • Title :     Presito per la Vittoria [Loan for Victory]
  • Artist:     Giovanni Greppi Designer Alfieri and Lacroix, Milano Printer Comitato Lombardo di Mobilitazione Industrale Publisher
  • Accession:     XX1990.1909
  • Country:     Italy Milan
  • Date:     1914
  • Dimensions:     Inches 26 37-1/2, Centimeters 66.0 69.9
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     Money/Banking/Finance , War/Military , World War I 1914-1918 , Industry , Laborers/Workers , Propaganda
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1990.1909.JPG
  • Tags:     War and Political Propaganda~Posters and Printed Ephemera
Description:
Ink on paper poster mounted on linen depicting a large crowd of workmen gathered in front of a backdrop of industrial buildings and chimneys; a soldier in the foreground directs a small group of men to read the poster as other laborers are reading the poster nailed to the fence in the background.