'Dem Licht'entgegen! Mitbürger! Helft uns in der Fürsorge für unsere Kriegsblinden! [Towards 'the light'! Fellow Citizens - Help us care for our war-blind!]

Place Europe: Germany
Accession Number ARTV07416
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 99.2 cm x 77.2 cm
Object type Poster
Physical description chromolithograph on paper
Maker Werner, M
Kunstanstalt Weylandt
Place made Germany: Berlin
Date made c.1914-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


First World War German poster depicting a blind soldier with his guide dog wearing a Red Cross symbol on its collar. The German text translates as: "Towards the Light! Fellow citizens! Help us in caring for our war blind." The soldier's epaulette bears '163' in red ink. The poster asks fellow citizens to help those in solitude through being blinded by the war.