World War I Posters (SC23360) - Other Countries

Argentina

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Field Day Benefit/American [Red] Cross/Saturday, November 23rd, 1918/Golf …/Lawn Tennis …/Tea – Dinner – Dance/Register Today/For the Boys/at the Front/Time sheets for golf and tennis and for dinner reservations at Pratt & Co's 215 San Martin
(Pencil note: Argentina from Steve Burnett)

Sailor and soldier standing in front of two trucks, one of which has a Red Cross on its side, in foreground; munitions factory, shipyard and airplane in background

Herbert Pus

American Red Cross

70.5 x 50
ARG 01

Bahamas

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Bahamas WW1 poster: Britishers Enlist Today Britishers/Enlist Today

Image of the Union Jack dominates the poster; NYSL copy has blank space at bottom for insertion of address

Guy Lipscombe

Hegeman Print, New York, New York

104 x 68.5

(several really bad tears)
BAH 01

Belgium

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A moi les/Belges!/Votre place/est/sous les drapeaux!/Rejoignez la/Compagnie Belge/Bureaux:/73, Rue St-Denis,/904, Rue Ste-Catherine Est,/870, Rue Ontario Est.

Image of King Albert in foreground; soldiers marching and on horseback in background

La Compagnie d'Imprimerie Moderne, Montreal, [Quebec, Canada]

53 x 70

(mounted on cloth)
BEL 01
Belgian WW1 poster: Souscrivez emprunt à lots Fédération des Coopératives Souscrivez emprunt à lots Fédération des Coopératives pour Dommages de Guerre

Image of man, woman and child in foreground; man and woman are pointing to the distance; bombed-out buildings in background

La Masui-Castricque

Imp. Lith. Ed. Van Looy

84.5 x 60
BEL 02
  Belgen tot my!/Vlaandren moet vry!/Komt toe met de/Belgische Kompany/Bureelen:/73, St. Denis Straat/904, Ste. Catherine Straat, Oost/870, Ontario Straat, Oost

(same image as BELG 01; text in Flemish [?])

La Compagnie d'Imprimerie Moderne, Montreal, [Quebec, Canada]

70 x 54
BEL 03

Bohemia

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Upisujte/Pátou/Válećnou Půjćku

Melantrich, Prague, Czechoslavakia

Źivndstenƃká Banka

142.5 x 82
BOH 01

China

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  [Photographic facsimile  of a document (in German), dated Oct. 13, 1913, found in German East Africa showing German anti-Mohammedan attitude, with translation in Chinese; photographic facsimiles of the German governor, the government house and the mosque]

(on rice paper?0

102 x 66

(several really bad tears)
CH 01
  [Duplicate of CHI 01]

100 x 66

(several really bad tears)
CH 02
  [Photographic facsimile of a letter (in Arabic); text in Chinese; photographic facsimile of Sharif Hussein ibn Ali of the  Hejaz]

(See CH 05)

99 x 75

(several bad tears)
CH 03
  [Duplicate of CHI 01]

102 x 66

(several bad tears)
CH 04
  [Duplicate of CH 03]
(Pencilled on back: Proclamation on the capture of Jerusalem by the British – Hejaz)

97 x 75

(several bad tears)
CH 05
  [Tissue sheet with printed Chinese characters]/
(English translation hand-lettered on a separate sheet of tissue paper: The great powers joined all over the world.The German emperor went away to Holland. The German enemy was totally defeated/The armistice was signed. They hope the peace conference will be succeed [sic]/The great war is finished and all thepeoples will enjoy the peace]

(black and white)

27 x 16

Box 8
CHI 06
  [Chinese characters printed on tissue paper]

(black and white)

55 x 40
CHI 07
  [Photograph of a tank; text in Chinese]

(black and white)

(3 copies)

78 x 54
CHI
08
08a
08b
  [Editorial-style cartoon of two frames showing caricatures of a French general using a red-white-and-blue slingshot to catapult Kaiser Wilhelm away from him; text in Chinese]

(2 copies)

101 x 75
CHI 09
09a

Cuba

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Cuba WWI poster: Compre bonos de la libertad Compre bonos de la libertad/Tío Samuel le devolverá du dinero/y ademá le pagará el interés del 4¼% annual/Liboroio: Prestando tu dinero al tío Ssamuel/serás buen aliado y contribuirás/a aplastar al enemigo/Cualquier banco recibirá tú suscripción.

Image of Uncle Sam handing money to a young man who holds a paper labeled "Bono de la libertad" in his hand; Uncle Sam's other hand is on the young man's shoulder.

Massaguer

Compaña Litográfica de la Habana, Havana, Cuba

Editado por el LComité del Empresitito para Cuba

65 x 45
CUB 01
Cuba World War 1 poster: Field Day del Ejercito/Hipódromo de Marianao Field Day del Ejercito/Hipódromo de Marianao/Bajo los auspicious del "Team" Georgina Giquel de Silva/de la "Roosevelt Memorial Assoication."/Lunes, Marzo 22 de 1920.

(advertisement for a field day)

Image of three soldiers on horseback jumping a hurdle in the foreground; overhead are two biplanes

Compañia Litografica de la Habana, Havana, Cuba

72 x 51

(a couple tears)
CUB 02
Cuba WW1 poster: A Cuba deben defenderla los cubanos A Cuba deben defenderla los cubanos/alístate en el ejército/allí serás bien atendido y bien pagado/pide referencias en el cuartel más próximo.

Soldier shouldering a rifle with one hand and holding a second rifle, in an offering position in the other; crossed Cuban flags in background mostly obscured.

R. Lillo

Compañia Litográfica de la Habana, Havana, Cuba

72 x 51.5

(several tears)
CUB 03
Cuba WW1 poster: Otros han cuidado hasta ahora Otros han cuidado hasta ahora/tú vida y tus propiedades, a/tí te toca cuidar ahora la de/los demás./Alístate en el ejército/en el cuartel mas próximo te informarán de las ventajas y/beneficios que te proporcionará ser soldado.

Image of a soldier on horseback in foreground; soldiers on horseback in background; the Shield of Cuba below image of soldier

R. Lillo

Compañia Litográfica de la Habana, Havana, Cuba

71.5 x 50

(several tears)
CUB 04
Cuba World War 1 poster: Image of the Statue of Liberty Partido popular Cubano/triunfador ante la conciencia publica

Image of the Statue of Liberty

Compañia Litográfica de la Habana, Havana, Cuba

50.5 x 35.5
CUB  05

Czechoslovakia

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Czechoslovakian WW1 poster: Bôh do krivdy hromom Bôh do krivdy hromom/A junák gul'ami / [God's thunderbolts and heroes' bullets to punish injustice!]

"Wentworth Poster No. 11"

Image of a Czech patriot, in peasant dress, wielding a long-handled axe in his left hand and carrying a blunderbuss in his right, pursuing, to left, three Austro-Hungarian infantrymen, depicted in silhouette; behind them are black clouds from which are coming red lightning bolts

[F.T. Chapman?] [Vojtech Preissig?]

Wentworth Institute School of Printing and Graphic Arts, Boston, Mass.

Czechoslovak Recruiting Office, New York

85 x 58.5
CZE 01
Czechoslovakian WW1 poster: Czechoslovaks! Join Our Free Colors Czechoslovaks! Join Our Free Colors

Image of soldiers, in silhouette, carrying bayonetted rifles and flags, in color, of Czechoslovakia

Wentworth Institute School of Printing and Graphic Arts, Boston, Mass.

Czechoslovak Recruiting Office, New York

85 x 58
CZE 02
Czechoslovakian WW1 poster: Kdo jste božíbojovníci Kdo jste božíbojovníci/Č.S. armada ve francii/[Those Who Are God's Warriors/The Czechoslovak Army in France]

Wentworth Poster, No. 6

Image of a soldier on horseback carrying a rifle and a version of the Hussite war flag

[Vojtěch Preissig?]

School of Printing and Graphic Arts of Wentworth Institute, Boston, Mass.

Czechoslovak Recruiting Office, Tribune Building, New York

85 x 59
CZE 03
Czechoslovakian WW1 poster: Za Našisamostatnost! Za Našisamostatnost!/Hrr na vraha!/Za demokracii!/Československá armada/[For Our Independence!/Down with the Murderers!/Up With Democracy!/The Czechoslovak Army]

Wentworth Poster, No. 7

Images of a Czech soldier in hand-to-hand combat with a German soldier

[Vojtěch Preissig?]

School of Printing and Graphic Arts of Wentworth Institute, Boston, Mass.

Czechoslovak Recruiting Office, Tribune Building, New York

85 x 59
CZE 04
Czechoslovakian WW1 poster: Manifest K Československému lidu v Americe! Manifest/K Československému lidu v Americe! …/Sjezd zástupců lidu československého ve spojených státech/severoamerických, Chicago, dne 11. Února 1918/[ Manifesto to the Czechoslovak People in America …]

Wentworth Poster, No. 8

Image of soldiers charging over a hill with fixed bayonets; three flags: United States flag; the four-star Czechoslovakian flag; and the Slovakian banner-of-arms cross and the Huttite war cross on the same flag

School of Printing and Graphic Arts of Wentworth Institute, Boston, Mass.

Czechoslovak Recruiting Office, Tribune Building, New York

85.5 x 59
CZE 05
Czechoslovakian WW1 poster: Už Slovenskovstáva Už Slovenskovstáva/Putási strháva:/[Now Slovakia Arises. It's Pulling Off Its Shackles]

Image of soldiers storming over hills. Shown behind and beneath the central image of the poster is a variant of a flag that Vojtěch Preissig created as a possible new national flag for Czechoslovakia.

Wentworth Poster, No. 10

[Vojtěch Preissig?]

School of Printing and Graphic Arts of Wentworth Institute, Boston, Mass.

Czechoslovak Recruiting Office, Tribune Building, New York

85 x 59
CZE 06

Denmark

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Danish WW1 poster: Det lyder som et eventyr, Det lyder som et eventyr,/et sagn fra gamle dage:/en røvet datter, dybt begrædt,/er kommet frelst tilbage!/Hil dig; vor moders øjesten,/I nytids=morgenrøde!
(dated: March 6, 1920)

Image of two women standing on a wooden bridge consoling each other; in the background is a house, a windmill and two Danish flags; the black-and-white image is framed on three sides by a border of green leaves.

[Joakim Skovgaard ?]

Jens M. Ferdinand, Fl;ensborg, Denmark

Der Zensurausschus bei der Internationalen Kommission

82 x 57.5
DEN 01

Greece

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Greek WW1 poster: ΕΝΤΟΚΑ ΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΙΑ ΕΝΤΟΚΑ ΓΡΑΜΜΑΤΙΑ/4½% ΠΟΛΟΥΝΤΑΙ ΕΙΣ ΤΑΣ ΤΡΑΓΕΖΑΣ 5%/[Interest Bearing Notes [Treasury Bonds ?] Sold in All the Banks]

Image of a large, black bird trampling the Ottoman flag

ΛΙΘ, ΓΡΟΥΝΔΜΑΝ & ΣΚΟΥΝΤΗ/[Groundman and Skounti]

Coq Rouge

82 x 54
GR 01
  Η ΠΑΤΡΙΣ/ΕΔΩ ΣΑΣ ΚΑΛΕΙ/ΣΤΡΑΤΙΩΤΑΙ/ΑΝΔΡΕΙΟΙ

Greek soldier blowing a bugle; other hand is holding a large Greek flag

ΛΙΘ. ΛΟΥΡΟ ΠΟΥΛΟΥ &[?] ΛΟΥΜΑΚΗ-ΑΘΗΝΑΙ

ΠΑΤΡΙΩΤΙΚΗ ΕΝΩΣΙΣ/ΒΟΥΚΟΥΡΕΣΤΙΟΥ 9

57 x 82
GR 02

Hungary

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Hungarian WW1 poster: Be a vörö/Hadseregbe! [Join the Red Army!] Be a vörö/Hadseregbe!/[Join the Red Army!]

Man wearing no shirt with a fierce look on his face holding a rifle with a fixed bayonet and stepping forcefully forward.

Dankó [Ödön]

A Grafikai Intézet Nyomása

94 x 62
HUN 01
Hungarian WW1 poster: Brázay sósborszesz [Hungarian Witch Hazel] Brázay sósborszesz/[Hungarian Witch Hazel]

On wooden box: Golyótüzön, sturmon, ha végre túlestünk,/
Brázay sósborszesz üditi fel testünk./
Egy ü Brázay 1000 pengöt ér itt,/
A fíúk hazulról mindig cask ezt kérik./[Once we're over the hail of bullets and the attack,/ Brázay sósborszesz refreshes our bodies./One bottle of Brázay is worth 1,000 pengö here./This is all the boys ask for from home."

Image of soldiers in a trench rubbing themselves with witch hazel; a box of bottles of witch hazelis in the forefront of the image; in the background are rifles and men in the trench holding rifles

Nyomt Kellner és Mohrlüder, Budapest, [Hungary]

93 x 62

(some tears)
HUN 02
  2 Két Korona/Bárki kivánságára minden lapárusitó azonnal ad egy/példányt a "hogyan csináljak pénzt" cimü folyóiratból/Két Korona … 1919
(Cenzupat: Gavrilsecu)

Image of  2 ket korona with propaganda message

Kultura Nyomda R.T., Budapest, [Hungary]

61.5 x 93
HUN 03
  1915-1918 Statisztika/[1914-1918 Statistics)

Bokros Fejes

Kultura, Budapest, Hungar

106 x 88
HUN 04
++
  Köztársaságot!

Biró

Seidner, Budapest, Hungary

124.5 x 94
HUN 05
++
  Vörös Parlamentet!

Biró

Seidner, Budapest, Hungary

Socialdemokratára

124 x 93
HUN 06
++
  1919/Május 1/[May 1, 1919]

Biró

125 x 93.5
HUN 07
++
  Dukacsics!

Vèrtes

Kultura, Budapest, Hungary

93 x 125
HUN 08
++
  Segitsetek a diadalmas békéhez/[Help Us Toward a Triumphant Peace ? ]
(dated: 1917)
(black and white)

Athenaeum R.T., Budapest, Hungary

125 x 93
HUN 09
++
  Szociális termelés/[Socialist Production
(dated: 1919)

Gusztav Folders Vegh

Kunossy

187 x 124
HUN 10
++
  Világ proletárjai egyesülsetek!/[Workers of the World Unite!]
(dated: 1919)

[Bertalan?] Pór

Seidner, Budapest, Hungary

246 x 181
HUN 11
++
  Búcsuztató/[Farewell?]

Biró

Kultura R.T., Budapest, Hungary

123 x 94
HUN 12
++
Hungarian WW1 poster: Jegyezzetek hadikölcsönt Jegyezzetek hadikölcsönt/Hogy mielöbb/visszatérhessenek/[Buy War Bonds So That They May Return as Soon as Possible?]
(dated: 1917)
(black and white)

Image of a woman with her arms reaching toward the sky as if ready to embrace someone; she wears a kerchief and the decoration on her skirt is hearts.

[György?] Kürthy

Athenaeum R.T., Budapest, Hungary

94 x 62
HUN 13
Hungarian WW1 poster: Nein! Nein! Niemals! [No! No! Never!] Nein!/Nein!/Niemals!/[No! No! Never!]

Image of a map of a country [Austria-Hungary?] that has been separated into five pieces.

[Ernö Jeges?]

Kultura, R.T., Budapest, Hungary

Országos Propaganda Bizottság
HUN 14
  Nemzeti ujság/[National Newspapers?]

Image, in foreground, of a man in medieval-style clothes (round hat with upturned brim and a feather; tights and soft, flat, pointed shoes) leaning against a pole from which wires are connected to an alarm/light and gazing into distance; he holds a pen/pencil in his hand and is preparing to write on a piece of paper. In background is the skline of a city with several buildings with spires and one very large building with a dome and spires; above the cityscape and a cross [of Hungary?]

Husz (?)

Kellner és Mohrlüder, Budapest, [Hungary]

89 x 62
HUN 15
England! You lift/them up! England!/You/lift/them/up!
(black and white)

Image of a map of Austria-Hungary mimicking a hole in which a large number of skulls and bones have been tossed.

Federation of the Friends of Hungary

94 x 62.5
HUN 16

Ireland

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Irish WW1 poster: Irishmen Avenge the Lusitania Irishmen/Avenge the Lusitania/Join an Irish Regiment/To-day.
(dated: May 1915)

Image showing the Lusitania in flames and sinking, with people in the water and lifeboats in the foreground.

W.E.T.

John Shuley & Co., Dublin, [Ireland]

Central Council for the Organisation [sic] of Recruiting in Ireland

75 x 49
IRE 01
  Declaration of/Irish Independence/Proclaimed by the/Dail Eireann/Dublin, January 21, 1919
(dated: Jan. 31, 1919)
(black and white)

The poster consists of the text of the declration plus a table comparing Ireland to countries in Europe in size, population and "annual bills" quotations of principal figures related to the fight for independence.

Dail Eireann

52 x 40
IRE 02
Irish WWI poster: Join the Irish 300 for France Join the/Irish "300"/for France/with 69th Regiment/Apply at Armory/25th St. and Lex. Ave./September 17th, 18th, and 19th.
(At head of title: Spirit of 19-17-76/"Mr. President We Are Ready"

Image of three colonial soldiers marching and playing drums and a fife with the American eagle over them carrying two U.S. flags. A modern soldier and sailor face each other in the foreground.

69th Regiment. U.S. Army

49.5 x 38
IRE 03
Irish WWI poster: An Irish Hero! 1 Irishman Defeats 10 Germans An Irish Hero!/1 Irishman Defeats/10 Germans/Sergeant/Michael O'Leary, V.C./Irish Guards/Have You No Wish to Emulate the Splendid/Bravery of Your Fellow Countryman/Join/an Irish Regiment/To-day.

British Army Irish recruitment poster showing the highest bravery award in the British Army (the Victoria Cross) with a portrait of VC winner Sgt. Michael O'Leary at the centre.

James Walker (Dublin) Ltd., Printers, Dublin, Ireland

Irish Guards

76.5 x 50.5
IRE 04
Irish WW1 poster: Erin's Appeal to America Erin's Appeal to America/"Help My Irish Disabled"/ Shamrock Fund/185 Madison Ave., New York City

Image of a wounded soldier, attended by a friend who is appealing to the Statue of Liberty for aid. In the background is the New York City skyline with the statue in the harbor.

From Internet, Jan. 7, 1915: A World War I poster in support of Irish servicemen in America described as "extremely rare" was sold at auction by vintage poster specialist Swann Auction Galleries in Manhattan this week [Aug. 14, 2011] for $1,400 (€989) exceeding its estimate of $800-$1,200 (€565-€848).

Jagger

Shamrock Fund

76.5 x 50
IRE 05

Jamaica

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Jamaican WW1 poster: Young Man! Are You Between 19 and 35? Young Man!/Are You Between/19 and 35?/If You Are/Your Duty/Is Clear./Enlist To-day/God Save the King!

Poster includes a small portrait of England's King George V above the text.

Gleaner Co., Ltd., Printers, Kingston, Jamaica

93 x 59.5
JAM 01
Jamaican WW1 poster: Young Men of the Bahamas Young Men/of the Bahamas/The British Empire is engaged in a life and death/struggle. Never in the history of England, never since the misty distant past of 2,000 years ago … Come forward to fight … What is the matter with You? … Enlist To-day.

(text only; no images)

Gleaner Co., Ltd., Printers, Kingston, Jamaica

93 x 60
JAM 02
Jamaican WW1 poster: Come Men! Come! Fight for Justice! Come Men! Come!/Fight for Justice! Fight for Truth!/What higher ideal can a man fight/for than justice and truth. No need/for us to say more./Come forward and enlist now./Emulate the example of Bahamians who/have gone before and are upholding the/honor of our colony.

Photographic images of President [Raymond] Poincare of France, President Woodrow Wilson, Kin George V of England, King Albert of Belgium and Sir Douglas Haig are dwarfed by the text.

Gleaner Co., Ltd., Printers, Kingston, Jamaica
JAM 03
Jamaican WW1 poster: B.W.I.R. The Boys Are Doing B.W.I.R./The Boys Are Doing Splendidly/in/Egypt/Mesopotamia/France/Another Bahamas Contingent Will Be Sailing Soon./Roll Up/Men/Make It/the Best/God Save the King!

Recruiting poster for the British West Indies Regiment, showing a small portrait of King George V.

Gleaner Co., Ltd., Printers, Kingston, Jamaica

93 x 60
JAM 04

Netherlands

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Netherlands WWI poster:Nederlandsche Vereeniging Nederlandsche Vereeniging/ons leger/ontwaakt/secretariat Rotterdam/[Dutch Club/Our Army/Wake Up/Secretariat Rotterdam

Image of the national flag of The Netherlands flying from a fasces; beneath the flag is a roaring lion; in silhouette behind the lion are men with rifles marching, with one man on horseback

Lith. J.H. de Bussy, Amsterdam, [The Netherlands]

Secretariat Rotterdam

100 x 72.5
NET 01

Newfoundland

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Newfoundland WW1 poster: Oh Please Do! Daddy Buy Me a Victory Bond Oh Please/Do!/Daddy/Buy Me a/Victory/Bond

Pencilled on poster: Newfoundland 1918

Little girl dressed in white with a red ribbon in her hair with her hands grasping the front of her dress, standing behind a set of alphabet blocks spelling out "Buy Me a Victory Bond."

Sampson

90 x 61

(several bad tears)
NEWF 01
Newfoundland WW1 poster: Bring Him Home with the Victory Loan Bring Him Home/with the/Victory Loan

Pencilled in: Newfoundland 1918

Image of a soldier  sitting on a dock holding his rifle between his legs; he is flanked by a gas mask and knapsack. In the background are the silhouettes of two ships.

90 x 61.5

(several bad tears)
NEWF 02
   

[not in folder]
NEWF 03
   

[not in folder]
NEWF 04
   

[not in folder]
NEWF 05

New Zealand

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New Zealand WW1 poster: Dominion of New Zealand National Recruiting Board Dominion of New Zealand./National Recruiting Board./Arm-Badges/Attention is called to the following system of arm-badges officially/adopted throughout the Empire with the object of indicating to the public those men who have honourably served their country in crisis, and those who are willing or are awaiting the opportunity to do so …
(dated: 3/1916)

Basically text with crossed flags of New Zealand and Great Britain at the top of the poster.

John Mackay, Government Printer, Wellington, [New Zealand]

National Recruiting Board

57 x 42.5
NZ 01
  Dominion of New Zealand./Military Service Act, 1916./Enrolment [sic] of/Expeditionary Force Reserve/…
(dated: 8/16)
(black-and-white copy of NZ 03)

(text only; no images)
33.5 x 21

Box 8
NZ 02
New Zealand WW1 poster: Dominion of New Zealand./Military Service Act, 1916 Dominion of New Zealand./Military Service Act, 1916./Enrolment [sic] of/Expeditionary Force Reserve/By proclamations dated respectively 1st and 2nd September, 1916, the enrolment of the Reserve is directed. Enrolment MUST be made not later than 15th September (First Division or 16th September (Second Division) …

Marcus F. Marks, Government Printer, Wellington, [New Zealand]

74 x 50
NZ 03

Philippines

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Philippine WW1 poster: 1920 Victory Carnival and Exposition [words at top of poster torn in half] 1920 Victory Carnival and Exposition/January 31 to February 8, Inclusive

[Artwork and text on the NYSL poster is somewhat similar to the poster below]:


Ramon Montes, Manila, Philippine Islands

109.5 x 64.5
PHIL 01
Philippine WW1 poster: The United States Army Needs You! The United States Army/Needs You!/Enlist/Now!/Serve Your/Country/During/the War/by Enlisting/in/the Philippine Scouts/of the United States Army/Now Organized as/the Philippine Engineers/The Philippine Signal Corps/the Philippine Artillery/the Philippine Infantry

Image of a soldier holding, in his right hand, the American flag above his head; his left hand rests on the head of a woman holding a baby.

Reynolds

U.S. Army Recruiting

121 x 96.5
PHIL 02
Philippine WWI poster: The Greatest Mother in the World The Greatest Mother in the World/She's Warming Thousands, Feeding Thousands/Healing Thousands from Her Store/The Greatest Mother in the World - /The Red Cross

Red Cross nurse dressed like a Madonna cradling a soldier on a stretcher as a mother would cradle a baby; behind the drawing is the Red Cross.

[Artwork and text on the NYSL poster is somewhat similar to the poster below]:

Bureau of Printing, Manila, [Philippine Islands]

Red Cross

72 x 49.5
PHIL 03
  Honor This Home/Every Member of This Family Has Joined the American National Red Cross

Pencilled in: "Issued in the Philippine Islands"

Image of the Red Cross

Red Cross

30.5 x 30.5
PHIL 04
  Which Do You Prefer – Your Own Independence or Slavery to Germany?/If the Former, Join the National Guard/See the World/Save Money/Serve Your Country/Filipinos!/Fight for Independence and Liberty!/Freedom Worth Having Is Worth Fighting for!/Jose Rizal and Tomas Claudio/Died for Your Freedom/Preserve It by Enlisiting in the/National Guard/the Future National Army/of the Philippines/Join Now/ Enlist in the National Guard

In the foreground is an image of a woman and her son who is dressed in a military uniform and holding a rifle with a bayonet. With her left hand, the woman is pointing to a German soldier slaughtering a woman and three babies; with her right hand she is encouraging the soldier toward that slaughter. In the background is the Statue of Liberty.

F. Amorsolo

J. Fajardo, Manila, [Philippine Islands]

National Guard

75 x 53
PHIL 05
  National Guard (Philippine) of the United States
(same image as PHIL 05)

Mainly text consisting of several paragraphs explaining the War Insurance Law and the rates of monthly pay of enlisted men.

F. Amorsolo

75 x 53
PHIL 06
  Food Campaign/Grow/Your Own/Food/Be/a Soldier/of/the Soil/Philippine Food Commission
(dated: 1917)

(Government Food Poster No. 1 (not subject to tax))

Image of harvesting scene with a woman holding a scythe in one hand and a sheaf of wheat in the other as she looks out a men harvesting wheat in the background; six labeled images surround this image: Select Your Seed; Plant a Garden; Raise Hogs; Raise Chickens; Do Your Part (man hoeing garden); Do It Now (woman carrying coconuts [?]; coconut and banana trees [?] in background)

J.M. Zamora

Philippine Food Commission
56 x 36
PHIL 07
Philippines WW1 poster: El salvaje alemán en acción El salvaje alemán en acción/[The German Savage in Action]

Bureau of Printing, Manila, [Philippine Islands]

72.5 x 57
PHIL 08
  [Text in Chinese]

(same image and  textual messages as PHIL 08)

Bureau of Printing, Manila, [Philippine Islands]

72.5 x 57
PHIL 09
Philippine WW1 poster: Sus Bonos de la Libertad Sus Bonos de/la Libertad/ayudarán á dar/fin con esto/Your/Liberty Bond/Will Help Stop This

Image of a German soldier using a sledge hammer to stake a soldier to a tree; in the background a group of soldiers under and American flag are coming to the rescue

F. Amorsolo

Bureau of Printing, Mania, [Philippine Islands]

72.5 x 57.5
PHIL 10
Philippines WW1 poster: Make This A Red Cross Make This/A [Red Cross cross]/Christmas/Remember/the/World's/Unfortunates/Denying Ourselves Only a/Little Means Life to Them/We Must Feed Them/Insular Government Campaign

Image of Santa Claus with a sack full of money and a large Red Cross emblem


Bureau of Printing, Manila, [Philippine Islands]

Red Cross/Insular Government Campaign

71 x 53.5
PHIL 11
Philippines WW1 poster: Make Your Dollars End the War Make Your Dollars/End the War/Your Liberty Your/Forefathers Died for/Is at Stake/If You Can't Fight/Your Money Can/Buy a Liberty Bond/and/Uncle Sam Will Do the Rest
(dated: 1917)

(text only; no images)

Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.

96.5 x 61

(a couple bad tears)
PHIL 12
Philippines WW1 poster: Before Sunset Buy a U.S. Government Bond of the 4th Liberty Loan Before Sunset Buy a U.S. Government Bond of the 4th Liberty Loan

The poster in the NYSL collection has a sticker with "4th" pasted over "2nd"

Image of the Statue of Liberty; backdrop is a part of the U.S. flag

Eugenie LeLand

Sackett & Wilhelms, New York City, N.Y.

76.5 x 51
PHIL 13
Philippines WW1 poster: Help Our Town/Win This Flag Help Our Town/Win This Flag/Honor Flag/4th Liberty Loan/Honor Roll of Subscribers

Image of a flag of four vertical blue stripes on a white ground with a wide red border, with spaces below numbered 1 to 100 to record names of bond purchasers.


Edwards & Deutsch Litho Co., Chicago, Ill.

69 x 50
PHIL 14
  That Liberty Shall Not/Perish from the Earth/Buy Liberty Bonds/Fourth Liberty Loan

Image of the Statue of Liberty in ruins and the New York skyline in flames; a number of biplanes are flying toward (away from?) the city

Ioseph [sic] Pennell, Del.

Heywood, Strasser & Voigt Litho. Co., New York, N.Y.

104 x 71.5

(several bad tears)
PHIL 15
Philippines WW1 poster: Come on! Buy More Liberty Bonds Come on!/Buy More/Liberty Bonds
(dated: 1918)

Image of wounded Allied soldier with bayonet ready
standing over dead German soldier

Walter Whitehead

Strobridge Litho Co., Cincinnati, Ohio

74.5 x 50.5
PHIL 16
Philippines WW1 poster: Remember Belgium Remember/Belgium/Buy Bonds/Fourth/Liberty/Loan

Image of a German soldier, wearing pointed helment, leading a girl by the hand; burning city in background

Ellsworth Young

United States Printing & Lithograph Co., New York, N.Y.

77 x 51
PHIL 17
Philippines WW1 poster: Hun or Home? Buy More Liberty Bonds Hun or Home?/Buy More/Liberty/Bonds

Image of a woman clutching an infant as a German soldier with bloody hands approaches.

Raleigh

Edwards & Deutsch Litho. Co., Chicago, Ill.

76 x 51
PHIL 18
Philippines WW1 poster: Keep These Off the U.S.A. Buy More Liberty Bonds Keep/These/Off/the U.S.A./Buy More Liberty Bonds

Image of blood-stained boots each of which has the German imperial eagle insignia; one boot has a spur


John Norton

Strobridge Litho Co., Cincinnati, Ohio

103 x 77

(several bad tears)
PHIL 19
Philippines WW1 poster: Keep These Off the U.S.A. Buy More Liberty Bonds The Hun – His Mark/Blot It Out/with/Liberty/Bonds

Image of a bloody hand print


J. Allen St.John

Edwards & Deutsch Litho. Co., Chicago, Ill.

106 x 71

(tears)
PHIL 20
Philippines WW1 poster: Keep These Off the U.S.A. Buy More Liberty Bonds For Victory Buy More Bonds Fourth Liberty Loan

Image of woman (symbolizing America) with sword, shield, and U.S. flag in front of an eagle and marching soldiers

J. Scott Williams

Morgan Litho Co., Cleveland, Ohio

140 x 92.5

really, really, really, really bad shape
PHIL 21

 

Poland

Thumbnail Description (title, image, artist, printer, publisher, size, condition) Item Number
Polish WW1 poster: Polska Pożyczka Rzadowa Polska/Pożyczka Rzadowa/Polish Government Loan/Pomóż Polsce!/Kupuj Bondy!

Poster is dominated by the image of a woman dressed in festival dress holding sheaves of wheat; factories and city in silhouette in lower background; Polish eagle in each of upper corners

Witold Gordon

63 x 36
POL 01
Polish WW1 poster: Polacy! Kościuszko i Pułaski walczyli Polacy! Kościuszko i Pułaski walczyli/za wolność Polski i innych narodów!/Idźmy w ich ślady! Hej na bój z/wrogiem odwiecznym Polski i wolności!/Poles! Kosciuszko and Pulaski Fought for the Liberty/of Poland and Other Nations. Follow Their Example./Enlist in the Polish Army!

Image of Kosciuszko and Pulaski in foreground; U.S. and Polish flags in background


W.T. Benda

Stacyja No. 27/Rekutacyjna/1003. Arcade, St./St. Paul, Minn.

103 x 68

(several bad tears)
POL 02
Polish WW1 poster: Hej! Kto Polak na bagnety!! Hej!/Kto Polak/na bagnety!!/[Hey! Whoever Is a Pole, to Your Bayonettes!]
(dated: 1920)

Image of three Polish soldiers, one holding a pike, one holding a rifle and one preparing to throw a hand grenade.

Kamil Mackiewicz

107 x 70

(several bad tears)
POL 03
  Nie dajmy sie!/Znów ciężka chmura/zawisla nad Polska …

(text only; no images)

Drukiem Wydawnictwa Bialego Orla, New York, N.Y.

Nakladem Komisyi Wojskowej, New York, N.Y.

38 x 17.5

Box 8

(small tears)
POL 04
  Kampania Majowa

At head of title: 3-ci Maj/Wychodźctwo-ojczyźnie/1918

27 x 18

Box 8
POL 05
Polish WW1 poster: Niech żyje cała Wolna i Niepodległa Polska Niech żyje cała Wolna i Niepodległa Polska/[ Long Live Wholly Free and Independent Poland]

Translation of Polish text on rest of poster: "Diaspora to Fatherland. On the day of 3rd of May 1918. On the golden lists there mustn't be missing one Polish name. Funds needed for: 1. To help out soldiers. 2. Field hospitals and help for the wounded on battlefields. 3. National objectives."

Image of Polish white eagle


44 x 20.5
POL 06
  Co zrobią dolary zloźone na Czerwony Krzyż

Two-sided document printed in Polish with a map showing the areas of Europe and Guatemala receiving aid from the American Red Cross.

American Red Cross

15.5 x 26.5

Box 8
POL 07
Polish WW1 poster: Polacy! Idźcie na bój na prawy Polacy! Idźcie na bój na prawy – za ziemię Polską za pokrzywdzoną!/Poles! Under the Polish Flag on to the Fight/"For Our Liberty and Yours!" Enlist To-day

Image of a soldier, without a helmet, moving forward holding a rifle in his left hand and the Polish flag in his right hand; U.S., French and British flags in background.

Witold Gordon

96.5 x 56
POL 08
  Š/zołnierzy naszych stoi w szeregach/armii polskiej/ …"Wychodźctwo ojczyznie/w dniu 3-go Maja 1918"

(only text; no image)
POL 09
Polish WWI poster: Arma Polska we Francyi Arma Polska we Francyi/Polish Army in France/Centrum Rekrutacyjne/Recruiting Centre/No.

Image of Polish soldier charging into battle with his rifle prepared to shoot; in background are an image of the Polish flag and images of other soldiers moving forward with fixed bayonets.

W.T. Benda

91 x 68.5

(several large bad tears)
POL 10
  Šladami Ojców Naszych/w Szeregach Armii Polskiej/za Ojczyznę i Wolność/Following the Paths of Our Fathers in the Ranks/of the Polish Army for Motherland and Freedom
(black and white)

Image of a winged knight on a horse, heading into battle

W.T. Benda

90 x 77.5
POL 11

Russia

Thumbnail Description (title, image, artist, printer, publisher, size, condition) Item Number
Russian WW1 poster: На Литературно – ХудожестЬеннЬій … На Литературно – ХудожестЬеннЬій …
"1914 Год [?]"
("Наше Воскресенье"/["Our Sunday") …
(dated 1917)

Image of a knight with a sword and shield, a man holding a torch astride a rearing horse, and a man in Russian peasant garb steadying a wheel with one hand and holding a mallet in his other hand.

105.5 x 70.5
RUS 01
Russian WW1 poster: Заемъ Своъоды/ Война до победы. Заемъ Своъоды/ Война до победы.
(dated: 1917)
Pencilled in: Russian war loan

Image of a man holding a large red flag on which is written: Война до победы

Д. Бучкин

[Printed in Petrograd]

103 x 69

(small tears)
RUS 02
Russian WW1 poster: ВоениЬіи ЗдемЪ ВоениЬіи ЗдемЪ

Image of a soldier on horseback carrying a Russian flag.

Pencilled in: Russian war loan

The NYSL copy does not have the English text.

А.О. Максимов

106 x 70.5
RUS 03
Russian WW1 poster: Заём Свободы Заём Свободы
(dated: 1917)
Pencilled in: War loan

Image of a man in a Russian army officer's uniform standing on a wooden box holding a rifle parallel to the ground; behind him are men marching, carrying rifles and red flags on which are slogans.

Б. Кустодиев

[Printed in Petrograd]

100 x 67
RUS 04
Russia WW1 poster:Подписывайтесь на Подписывайтесь на/Военныѝ 5½% Заемъ/Чҍмь больше денегъ Тҍмъ больше снарядовъ/[Subscribe … The More Money/The More Shells!]

Battle scene: Russian soldier in foreground; men manning a cannon in the background

Pencilled in: Russian war loan

Е. ЧЕПЦОВ/[E.M. Cheptsov]

106.5 x 71
RUS 05
  [No caption]
(dated: 1919)

Image of a boy with his father (?) and grandfather (?) in the foreground; all three have rifles with bayonets. In the background is a burning building (village?)

Pencilled in: "Published in Arcangel [sic] – shows boy + father + grandfather defending home burning at left"

Also penciled in: "Erastus Corning"

B.H.D.

61 x 55.5
RUS 06
  Сраженіе [Cражение] подъ Серпецомъ/Второй нѣмецкій …
(dated: 1915

Pencilled in: Battle near Serpetch

Image of a battle: men on the ground, men on horseback, men walking away from the battle in the background

64 x 83
RUS 07
Russian WW1 poster: Военныи/5½% Эаемъ. Военныи/5½% Эаемъ./Наше доьлестное воинство,/пролиеая кровь за родину,/свято исполняетъ свой/долгъ/Исполните и Вы свой – подпишитесь на заемь/[Our Brave Soldiers Are Doing Their Duty Shedding Their Blood for the Fatherland. Do Your Duty Also by Subscribing to the War Loan]

Image of a man, on a white horse, slaying a dragon.

Янковскіи [Jankovski]

59 x 48
RUS 08
  Свѣтит(?), да не грѣет(?)./ьрест(?)-ли овскі мйр(?)

Image of a man in tattered clothes with no shoes standing in the cold looking in a window where three army officers are drinking a toast

Pencilled in: "It gives light but no warmth – it refers to the feeling of Russian peoleto the Brest Litovsk [treaty] circulated in central Russia"

Pencilled in: Erastus Corning

76 x 50
RUS 09
Russian WW1 poster: Военный 5½% Эае Военный 5½% Эае
м[?]/[Military 5½% Bond]

Image of soldiers advancing with bayonnets extended

The NYSL copy does not have the English caption at the top.

71 x 106
RUS 10

Switzerland

Thumbnail Description (title, image, artist, printer, publisher, size, condition) Item Number
SWIT 01
++
  Zugunsten der/deutschen Kriegsgefangenen./Konzert/in der protestantischen Kirche Luzern/(hinter dem Hotel Schweizerhof)/Donnerstag, den 24. Februar …/[For the Benefit of German Prisoners of War/Concert/in the Protestant church in Lucerne (behind the Schweizerhof Hotel), Thursday, February 24 …]
(advertisement)

Image of a soldier with one arm in a sling supporting himself standing with a crutch; in background are a paddle steamboat and the sun rising/setting over mountains

Autographie Ed. Zeder, Luzern, [Switzerland]

41 x 31
SWIT 02
  SWIT 03
++
  SWIT 04
++

Syria

Thumbnail Description (title, image, artist, printer, publisher, size, condition) Item Number
[Text in Arabic]

Images of a large British flag, flanked by smaller U.S. and French flags

100 x 74
SYR 01
  [Text in Arabic]

Images of two British flags, a U.S. and a French flag plus two other flags

100.5 x 75
SYR 02
Last Updated: July 25, 2017