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L'infirmière boche

Author(s):
Gheynst, B. V. D. (Benoni Van der), 1876-1946, artist
Contributor(s):
Zwerdling, Michael, former owner
Lumen G.L. & Co., publisher.
Publication:
Brussels : Lumen G.L. & Co., [1915]
Language(s):
French
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Nurses
World War I
Germany
Genre(s):
Postcards
Abstract:
Multicolored caricature of a scary, evil looking German nurse. She is dressed in a dark blue uniform with a large iron cross on her chest, a broad Red Cross arm band, and a brown leather holster for two guns. She is holding a revolver in each hand and standing next to a dead person. Boche is French slang for the Germans derived from alboche, which was a combination of two words-allemand (German) and caboche (pate, head).
Copyright:
This item may be under copyright protection; contact the copyright owner for permission before re-use.
Extent:
1 postcard : 14 x 9 cm
Provenance:
Purchase; Michael Zwerdling; 2004; 04-22.
Technique:
color
NLM Unique ID:
101671026 (See catalog record)
Author(s):
Gheynst, B. V. D. (Benoni Van der), 1876-1946, artist
Contributor(s):
Zwerdling, Michael, former owner
Lumen G.L. & Co., publisher.
Publication:
Brussels : Lumen G.L. & Co., [1915]
Language(s):
French
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Nurses
World War I
Germany
Genre(s):
Postcards
Abstract:
Multicolored caricature of a scary, evil looking German nurse. She is dressed in a dark blue uniform with a large iron cross on her chest, a broad Red Cross arm band, and a brown leather holster for two guns. She is holding a revolver in each hand and standing next to a dead person. Boche is French slang for the Germans derived from alboche, which was a combination of two words-allemand (German) and caboche (pate, head).
Copyright:
This item may be under copyright protection; contact the copyright owner for permission before re-use.
Extent:
1 postcard : 14 x 9 cm
Provenance:
Purchase; Michael Zwerdling; 2004; 04-22.
Technique:
color
NLM Unique ID:
101671026 (See catalog record)