Soignons la basse-cour [Let's take care of the farmyard]
|Title||Soignons la basse-cour [Let's take care of the farmyard]|
|Medium||lithograph printed on two sheets|
|Measurement||Overall: 55.2 x 36.2; 28 x 36.3 cm|
This French poster depicts a hen sitting on a pile of eggs.
G.Douanne was sixteen years of age and attending the 'Ecole de Filles' (school for Girls) on Avenue Daumesnil in Paris when she produced this poster for the French Government. The poster, one of sixteen designed by French children was to be circulated by the Minister for Agriculture to French schools in order to gauge public opinion about the restrictions imposed by the government during the First World War.Hide