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Les Vendanges de 1914: Nos Vignerons Champenois ont vendangé sous une pluie de fer
  • France
  • Les Vendanges de 1914: Nos Vignerons Champenois ont vendangé sous une pluie de fer, 1914–1918
  • La Grande Guerre
  • Where object was made: Paris, France
  • line block (photomechanical relief print), pochoir, letterpress
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 210 x 367 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/4 x 14 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 280 x 428 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 x 16 7/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.0187
Description

In the foreground there are seven people gathering grapes. The women are collecting them in their aprons and some with baskets. The vineyards are green and there are clusters of purple grapes. In the middle ground there are two more people gathering grapes. In the background there are small groups of soldiers manning artillery. On the facing right side is a small village on fire.

The series title "La Grande Guerre" is printed at the top of the page and the image title and descriptive text are printed at the bottom of the page.