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Series IV. Printed images, posters, maps and original artwork, 1880-1967 122 items
Series IV.C. Propaganda, 1880-1967 34 items
The subseries contains: Government and political propaganda, 1917-1962; Economic propaganda, 1918-1958; Missionary propaganda, ca. 1935; Almanach national de France, 1880-1886; and Maps, 1894-1867.
Government and political propaganda, 1917-1962
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18** Waroquier, H. de [Henry de], Journée organisée sur l'initiative du gouvernement au profit des oeuvres d'assistance (...) de l'Armée d'Afrique et des Troupes coloniales, 10 juin 1917, [S.l.] : Crété Imp., 1917 1 print : lithograph, color; 120 x 79 cm.
Text with border of stylized botanical motifs. Poster backed.
See also: Military and conquest; Enlistment posters.
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16** Hoffner, L., Les realités de la guerre sur mer, Paris : Imp. Artque Ste des Etablts Minot, 1918 1 print : lithograph, color; 62 x 50 cm.
Pictorial scale representation of Allied shipping tonnage built and destroyed, and Axis submarines sunk, during the years of World War I. Seller's inventory attributes to the "Ligue maritime et coloniale française" (LMC).
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18** N'oubliez pas Oran, [Vichy?] : [Service de l'information de Vichy], or [1940] [1942] 1 photomechanical print : offset lithograph, color; 116 x 86 cm. on backing 121 x 92 cm.
European wounded in head, swimming and holding French flag up out of the water, while ships burn in the distance. Seller's inventory notes: "Affiche de Vichy - la première sur l'Empire," and gives date as 1942. Publisher information cited from Images et Colonies (1993), p. 186, which gives date as 1940.
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17** Fort, Jean, [Dividing Africa : Roosevelt and Churchill], Paris: Bedos et Cie. Imp., [1942] 1 print : lithograph, color; 80 x 199 cm. on backing 86 x 125 cm.
Caricatures of Roosevelt and Churchill playing tug-of-war over the continent of Africa. Untitled; seller's inventory titles as "Le partage d'Afrique," and notes: "Affiche d'origine allemande - propagande en France."
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15** [Castel], Eric, Ils vous donnent du pain, donnez-leur de quoi se vêtir : Journée nationale nord-africaine de collecte des textiles, 28 mai 1942, [S.l.] : Éditions Ministère de l'information, 1942 1 print: lithograph, color; 79 x 59 cm. on backing 85 x 65 cm.
North African man dressed in rags, next to bundle of wheat stalks, while in the foreground a hand offers cloth. Artist's last name from Images et colonies ( 1993), p. 205.
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16** This man is your friend, Ethiopian : he fights for freedom, [S.l.] : US Government Printing Office, 1942 1 photomechanical print: offset lithograph with stenciling, color; 51 x 37 cm.
African or African-American soldier blowing bugle. Seller's inventory notes: "diffusée dans l'Empire - France libre."
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15** Rorebour, Aujourd'hui adhérez à la LMC [Ligue maritime et coloniale], demain l'empire sera prospère, [S.l.] : L'édition publicitaire, [1943] 1 print : lithograph, color; 59 x 39 cm. on backing 65 x 45 cm.
Profile of strong young African man with heavy earring, the colors of the French flag shaded in the background.
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3** [Chazeaud, Jacques], Regards sur l'Afrique, [S.l.] : Affiches Gaillard, 1944 1 print : lithograph, color; 159 x 113 cm.
African mother and child and veiled Tuareg men, one on camel, one on foot with shield and spear, superimposed over map of French Africa with French flag flying above. Poster for a 1944 propaganda documentary film by Roger Verdier. Artist cited in Images et Colonies ( 1993), p. 191.
See also: Advertisements, Maps.
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15** Êtes-vous complice? Sauvons l'Algérie française, [S.l.] : Front national de combattants, [1957] 1 photomechanical print: offset lithograph with stenciling, color; 58 x 37 cm. on backing 66 x 45 cm.
Photograph of dead children lying on pillows on the ground. Caption: "Massacre des enfants de la Mine d'El Halia, 29 août 1955."
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14** Ranem, M., Oui, [S.l. : s.n.], [1961] 1 print : lithograph, color; 99 x 65 cm. on backing 100 x 71 cm.
Enlarged halftone image of De Gaulle, with tricolor band and ornate floral border, and "Oui" written in French and Arabic. Presumably a poster for the independence referendum held in Algeria on 1962 July 1, though see Garanger, Marc, La guerre d'Algérie, p. 41, for a photograph dated 1961 May of this poster in a cafe.
For images thematically related to this subseries, see also: Military and conquest posters: Journée de l'armée de l'Afrique et des Troupes coloniales; Military and conquest: Oh! non, pas la baïonnette!; Maps: Charaire, Petit journal; Maps: Charaire, Mappemonde; Maps: Ligue maritime coloniale, l'empire mondial de la France; Maps: Laboulais, Congo Belge; Series VI: Toys and games: Jeu des échanges; Series VI: Toys and games: Jeu de l'Empire français
Economic propaganda, 1918-1958
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23** Romberg [or Romberq?], Maurice, Compagnie algérienne: Emprunt de la libération, Paris : Devambez Imp., 1918 1 print : lithograph, color; 118 x 79 cm. on backing 121 x 83 cm.
North African warrior on horseback.
23** Villaire, Henri, Compagnie algérienne: Emprunt national, Paris : Devambez, Imp., 1920 1 print : lithograph, color; 118 x 77 cm. on backing 123 x 82 cm.
North Africans with herd of sheep waiting at dockside during loading of steamboat.
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20** Prost, Gaston, Ministère des colonies: Le cacao des colonies françaises, Paris : Imp. de Vaugirard, [1930] 1 print : lithograph, color; 81 x 60 cm.
Pictures of the cocoa flower, fruit and tree, and views of chocolate growing, processing and consumption. Seller's inventory gives publisher as "CMMR."
See also: Series VI: Toys and games, Cacao "Barry".
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21** Ministère des colonies, Thé d'Indochine, thé français, [S.l.] : MMR, [1930] 1 print : lithograph, color; 81 x 60 cm.
Pictures of the tea leaf, flower and bush, views of tea picking, processing and consumption, a map of Indochina, and illustrations of tea as part of different meals.
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22** Falcucci, La France continue : souscrivez aux bons du trésor, St. Ouen (France) : Gaston Maillet et Cie; Service de propagande; Ministère des finances, 1942 1 photomechanical print : offset lithograph, color; 60 x 79 cm. on backing 64 x 84 cm.
Dam under construction, steamship "Maréchal Pétain," West African mud-brick building (the Sankore Mosque at Timbuktu?) and train "Transsaharien."
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19** Bresson, R., [Vélo-moto, Gare d'Afrique], [S.l.] : MDI, [ca. 1950] 1 photomechanical print: offset lithograph, color; 56 x 76 cm.
Two-sided poster: bicyclist and motorcyclist riding on road with African village in distance; on verso, African train station with thronging Africans. Untitled; devised title taken from seller's inventory.
See also: Ethnographic images; Series V: Toys and Games.
19** Reynaud [?], Emprunt 6% 1951 : Electricité gaz d'Algérie, Algiers: P. Vrillon, editeur; Latypo-Litho et J. Carbonel, [1951] 1 print : screen print, color; 79 x 58 cm.
Snake charmer under electrical power lines.
19** Berney-Forien, Bons 1955 à 10 ans : 6% émis par l'Algérie, [Algiers] : Imp. Baconnier, 1955 1 print : screen print, color; 80 x 60 cm.
Large orange "6%" with gushing oil derrick superimposed.
19** Quelques produits africains : café, arachide, cacao, coton, bananes, riz, manioc, caoutchouc, sisal, mil, Paris : Diloutremer, [1958] 1 photomechanical print : offset lithograph, color; 65 x 46 cm.
Views of agricultural production with captions.
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22** Reynaud [?], Bons d'équipement algérien à 4 ans, Algiers : Pierre Vrillon, éditeur; Imp. "La Typo-Litho et J. Carbonel," [1958] 1 print : lithograph, color; 84 x 62 cm. on backing 92 x 70 cm.
Striking view of pier, train locomotive, steamship, and coastline as seen from crane operator's cab far above ground. Seller's inventory attribues to "Valon."
For images thematically related to this subseries, see also: Maps: Afrique noire francophone; Maps: Agriculture, mines et industrie
Missionary propaganda, ca. 1935
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24* 6 Oeuvre de la Sainte Enfance, Paris : F. Norin imp., [ca. 1935] 1 print : lithograph, color; 25 x 33 cm.
Scenes showing the Catholic Church's work in the colonies with Southeast Asian and African children. Seller's inventory states: "affichette religieuse diffusée dans les églises de la France."
For images thematically related to this subseries, see also: Series VI: Toys and games: Le Tipoye du Gabon
24* 1 Almanach national de France, 1880-1886
24* 1 Petit almanach national pour 1880, Paris: Imp. Monrocq, 1880 1 print : lithograph, color; 50 x 33 cm.
Two women in Grecian robes before French flag, offering a hammer to a man standing before an anvil; next to him, a soldier's coat, cap and rifle; before the anvil, symbols of French culture: military medals, an artist's palette, books, sheet music, machine gears, wheat, grapes, and other objects; to the left, an infantry man in Zouave uniform with bayonet, French cavalry coming up behind; and in the background, beyond a stretch of water, a Moorish city labeled "Algérie" and an Asian city labeled "Colonies."
24* 1 Almanach national de France, 1884, Paris: Imp. Monrocq, 1884 1 print : lithograph, color; 33 x 51 cm.
Winged woman in red Grecian robes symbolizing France, with small child at her feet inscribing on a piece of paper "Tunis, Tamatave, Huë"; beneath them, scrolls with the words "Chanzy - Gambetta - Rivière" and "1870 - Strasbourg - Metz"; in the background scenes of war and conquest. Paper delicate; chips torn out from mid-sheet.
24* 1 Régamey, Frédéric, Almanach national de France, 1885, Paris: Typographie E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie., 1885 1 print : lithograph, color; 35 x 28 cm.
Soldier and sailor standing side by side.
24* 1 Régamey, Frédéric, Almanach national de France, 1886, Paris: Typographie E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie., 1886 1 print : lithograph, color; 38 x 28 cm.
Soldier and sailor standing side by side. Paper delicate; upper right corner torn away.
Maps, 1894-1867
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24** Du Sénégal à Tombouctou, [S.l. : s.n.], 1894 1 print : line block, 41 x 60 cm.
Map of towns and regions along the Senegal and Niger Rivers, from the coast to Timbuktu.
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3** Charaire, Le Petit journal : La France et ses colonies, [Sceaux (France)] : Charaire à Sceaux, [1897] 1 print : lithograph and offset lithograph, color; 96 x 110 cm. on backing 104 x 118 cm.
Large map of France with inset maps of the principal cities, surrounded by a perimeter of maps of all the colonies with their land area and population statistics; views of Algiers, Tunis, Phnom Penh and Tananarive; and images of people from various colonies.
See also : Ethnographic images; Government and political propaganda.
3** Charaire, E., Le Petit journal: Mappemonde, Paris ; Sceaux (France) : E. Charaire, [1899] 1 print : lithograph, color; 94 x 111 cm. on backing 101 x 118 cm.
Maps of the Western and Eastern hemispheres with six landscapes, and costumes of the inhabitants of different regions of the globe.
See also : Ethnographic images; Government and political propaganda.
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25** Compagnie Fabre et Fraissinet, Lignes de Marseille à la côte occidentale d'Afrique, Paris: Imp. Gaillac; Monrocq et Cie., [ca. 1930] 1 photomechanical print : offset lithograph, color; 112 x 79 cm. on backing 120 x 87 cm.
Map of West Africa and Europe, with flags and a steamship.
See also: Advertisements; Travel posters.
25** Ligue maritime et coloniale française, L'Empire mondial de la France, [S.l.] : Éditions L'Atlantique, [1939] 1 photomechanical print : offset lithograph, color; 79 x 119 cm. on backing 85 x 125 cm.
World map with French colonies in red, with photos of ports, economic production and scenic views from the colonies, statistics on the French Empire, and a drawing of colonized peoples offering produce to a European official with writing pad, with the caption "Les colonies apportent leurs ressources à la mère patrie."
See also: Government and political propaganda.
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24** Laboulais, Congo Belge, offert par la Banque de la Société générale de Belgique, [S.l.] : Éditions de Visscher, 1949 1 photomechanical print : offset lithograph, color; 111 x 84 cm.
Map of Belgian Congo surrounded by other countries, a decorative border and scenes of village life with hut and artifacts at bottom. Seller's inventory gives publication year as 1956.
See also: Government and political propaganda; Ethnographic images.
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24* 2 Carte touristique des escales de la régie Air Afrique : toute l'Afrique en six jours, [S.l.] : Création Lavarde-Chem, 1952 1 photomechanical print : offset lithograph, color; 32 x 24 cm.
Map of Africa showing several travel itineraries, from Paris to Tananarive.
See also: Travel posters; Advertisements.
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24** Afrique noire francophone et Madagascar : carte physique et politique, Paris: Diloutremer, [ca. 1958] 1 photomechanical print: offset lithograph, color; 66 x 88 cm.
Maps of Africa, West Africa and Madagascar; photographs of scenery and ethnic types.
See also : Economic propaganda
24** Agriculture, mines et industrie : exportations, importations, Paris: Diloutremer, [1967] 1 photomechanical print : offset lithograph, color; 88 x 66 cm.
Maps of West Africa and Madagascar showing their products; pie charts showing imports and exports.
See also: Economic propaganda
For images thematically related to this subseries, see also: Government and political propaganda: Chazeaud, Regards sur l'Afrique.


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