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Late 19th century campaign poster for an antisemitic candidate for the French legislature

Object | Accession Number: 2009.213.5

Paris campaign poster for an antisemitic candidate, Adolphe Willette, for the legislative elections of September 22, 1889. It declares that the issue is not religion, but race. Judaism here is not the enemy, but Jews are a different race and must be excluded. The images depict the symbols of France, Marianne, ancient Gaul , and workers and students banishing Judaism and its symbols. The poster was reprinted in 1943 during the German occupation.

Artwork Title
Elections Legislatives / du 22 Septembre 1889
Date
1889 September 12  (depiction)
1943  (publication/distribution)
Geography
publication : Paris (France)
Language
French
Classification
Posters
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Gary and Nina Wexler
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Record last modified: 2018-01-11 14:24:01
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