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Defense Nationale, Hansi

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Artist   Hansi - View Bio
Title   Defense Nationale
Date Of Work   1910
Dimensions   11 x 14
Notes   Patience! Confidence! Silence!
Small format 3rd National Defense loan poster for France. A different look from most of the war posters asking to under write the national war loans. French troops recapture Strasbourg, capital of Alsace, identified by its marvelous cathedral. Alsace was taken by Germany after the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871). Hansi, a native of Alsace and a famous chidren's book illustrator, lends his whimsical touch to the festive scene.
Price Category   Category A  View Price Categories
Inventory Number   9504