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Nous sommes unis dans la détresse et dans la mort…Harangue du 9 août 1914 (We Are United in Distress and Death...Address from August 9th, 1914)
  • Jean Veber
    1864–1928
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France ; active: France
  • Nous sommes unis dans la détresse et dans la mort…Harangue du 9 août 1914 (We Are United in Distress and Death...Address from August 9th, 1914)
  • Where object was made: France
  • lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 284 x 380 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 11 1/8 x 14 15/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 423 x 558 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 5/8 x 21 15/16 in
  • Gift of Eric G. Carlson in honor of Stephen, Diane, Erica, Emily, and Caitlin Goddard
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0145
Description

Monochromatic image of a man on a balcony above soldiers. The man is at center right and wears a grey soldier’s outfit and leans over a wrought iron balcony. His left arm is dangling over the side and his right hand grips the top. There is a fluted column behind him. There are soldier’s helmets and rifles below the man along the bottom of the image. There is text in the top right quadrant.