Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 240

French Wards of the Nation Post-War Adoption Poster

Estimate: $150 - $250

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from a Private Collection Hilton Head Island, SC


French Office National des Pupilles de la Nation, adopt the war orphens event, November 1919, Poster, by 'Ecole Ave. Dawneshil, M. de Beurges,' printed by 'Office National des Pupilles de la Nation, 3, Avenue de L'Opera, Paris', depicting a woman and baby, advertising a post WWI adoption event for children who lost parents in the war of 1914, unframed. Size of linen 34 in. x 25 7/8 in.

Measurements: Height: of paper 30 1/8 in. x Width: 22 in.


A-/B+ condition, linen backed, paper toned, central vertical crease, horizontal crease with toning across bottom quadrant in red text, minor wear and small tears along edges.

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