|Title||Journée du l’Orne [Day of the Orne]|
|Collection||Imperial War Museum: Posters of Conflict - The Visual Culture of Public Information and Counter Information|
|Artist||Léandre, Charles Lucien|
|Printer||Devambez Imprimerie, Paris|
|Creator Date Of Birth||1862|
|Creator Date Of Death||1934|
|Concept||charities, military personnel, architecture, civilian effort, costume / fashion, medals / orders / decorations, military suffering, wounded / disabled, women / womens work|
|Description||whole: the image occupies the majority, and is held within a black border. The title is separate and positioned across the top edge, in brown. The text is separate and positioned in the lower quarter, in brown. All set against a white background.
image: a woman in traditional costume, including a white bonnet and clogs, holds a collection tin. A wounded French soldier, wearing two medals and with a bandaged head, stands by her side, leaning on a crutch. In the background are trees and a church spire.
text: JOURNÉE DE L'ORNE
C. Lèandre 1915
17 OCTOBER 1915
AU PROFIT DES ŒUVRES DE GUERRE DU DÉPARTEMENT
[Orne Day. 17 October 1915. For the benefit of the department's war charities.]
|Object||collection box, clog, crutch, bonnet|
|Id Number Current Accession||IWM PST 11209|
|Location Creation Site||France|
|Measurements Dimensions||1195 mm x 798 mm|
|Event||WW1 French Home Front|
|Related Country||France FR|
|Biographical Notes||Charles Lucien Léandre was a caricaturist and painter born in Champsecret in France. He began his artistic career as a painter, exhibiting portraits and genre pictures at the Salon in Paris in 1887. However, he achieved greater fame with his comic drawings and caricatures. He sketched for various saticial magazines, such as 'L'Illustration', 'L'Assiette au Beurre', 'Le Rire', 'Le Gaulois' and 'Le Figaro'. He also designed posters for the theatre and cabaret, including the infamous 'Chat Noir' in Paris.
|Rights||IWM reproduction right|
|Style Period Period||1914-1918|