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Prêez vos billets de banquet a la Franc. Prene des bons de la defense nationale (Lend your bank-notes to France. Buy national defense bonds)
  • Andrée Ménard
    circa 1905–?
    active: France
  • Prêez vos billets de banquet a la Franc. Prene des bons de la defense nationale (Lend your bank-notes to France. Buy national defense bonds), 1918
  • Écoliers de Paris (Schoolgirls of Paris)
  • Where object was made: France
  • Private Collection
  • Not on display
  • EL2010.018
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
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Exhibitions

Exhibition Label:
"Machine in a Void: World War I & the Graphic Arts," Mar-2010, Steve Goddard
In early 1918 girls aged 11 to 16 were invited by the French Ministry of Education to design posters on the theme of homeland restrictions. The results were impressive: the posters by the “Écolières de Paris” (Paris schoolgirls) could be seen in Paris shop windows, and they were enthusiastically received by the press.