Za naši samostatnost: Ceskoslovenská armáda | For our independence: Czechoslovak army

 
Za naši samostatnost: Ceskoslovenská armáda | For our independence: Czechoslovak army
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  • Title :     Za naši samostatnost: Ceskoslovenská armáda | For our independence: Czechoslovak army
  • Artist:     Czechoslovak Recruiting Office (sponsor) | Wentworth Institute (designer.) | Czechoslovak Recruiting Office (publisher)
  • Accession:     XB1992.445
  • Collection:     Library
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     Flags, Czech | Flags, Czech , 1910-1920 | Armies | Armies , Czechoslovakia , Pictorial works | Armies in art | Exile armies | Exile armies , Czechoslovakia , Pictorial works | War in art | Soldiers, Czech | Soldiers, Czech , 1910-1920 | Soldiers | Soldiers , Czechoslovakia , Pictorial works | Bayonets | Bayonets , 1910-1920 | Advertising postcards | Advertising postcards , Czechoslovakia | Armáda
  • URL:     http://libimages.wolfsonian.org/XB1992.445_000.jpg
  • Tags:     ~War and Political Propaganda~Posters and Printed Ephemera
Description:
Title from recto. | 1 postcard, untraveled, featuring a military holding the Rsistance flag against a background of marching army formations, printed in black, white, red, blue, and grey ink on recto. | "L'Armata czeco-slovacca schierata per l'indipendenza della Patria!" [The Czechoslovak army drawn up for the independence of the Fatherland!]--recto. | "Postcard issued by Czechoslovak Recruiting Office, Tribune Bldg. New York; designed and printed at Wentworth Institute, Boston, Mass. U.S.A."--verso. | Postcard features the Resistance flag (five horizontal stripes - red, white, blue, white, red, the blue being of double width). This flag was designed by V. Preissig for Milan Stefanik, a Slovak Nationalist member of the National Council which the Allies had recognised as the Czechoslovak government in exile. The flag was identified with the National Council but was not adopted as the national flag when the National Committee declared the independence of Czechoslovakia on 28 October 1918 in Prague. | No. 7 printed in blue ink on recto. | Czech; Italian; English.