Armi della morte - Armi per la vita! Sottoscrivete al prestito della vittoria [Weapons of death - Weapons for life! Subscribe to the Victory loan]

Place Europe: Italy
Accession Number ARTV10352
Collection type Art
Measurement Sheet: 100 x 69.6 cm
Object type Poster
Physical description lithograph printed in colour on paper
Maker Curbella, T
Place made Italy: Rome
Date made 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

An Italian First World War poster advertising promoting a victory war loan. It was designed by T. Curbella and printed by E. Guazzoni in Rome. The image features two young boys working over a fiery forge to transform weapons into plows. The image takes up the majority and is framed within a narrow black border. The title printed in black ink is positioned beneath the image. Both image and title are set against a white background. The text translates as follows: 'Weapons of death - Weapons for life! Subscribe to the Victory Loan'.

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