Posters relating to the visit of JGM and Sir Frederic Kenyon to Spain in 1937 to report on the state of works of art during the Civil War

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Posters relating to the visit of JGM and Sir Frederic Kenyon to Spain in 1937 to report on the state of works of art during the Civil War

Posters relating to the visit of JGM and Sir Frederic Kenyon to Spain in 1937 to report on the state of works of art during the Civil War

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MANN 17/10

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Scope and Content

Contains:

(1) Junta delegado de Incautacion, Protecion y Salvamento del Tesoro Artistico, Paseo de Recoletos, 20 (Edificio de la Bibliteca)... Reclamad sus Services en Bien de la Cultura de Pueblo. Black lettering on pink paper. 9 in. x 38 in. Ink stamp of the Ministerio de Instruccion Publica, Madrid;

(2) Este local est bajo la custodia y proteccion del Ministero de Instruccion Publica y Bella Artes. Pueble: Respetalo y Ayuda a Guardarlo. Black lettering on buff paper. 19.75 in. x 27.5 in. Ink stamp of the Ministero de Instruccion Publica, Madrid;

(3) Pueblo, Antes de destruir cualquier objeto cuyo valor desconoces informate... Puede muy bien ser un objeto de arte y al destruilo destruyes tu propria riqueza. Black lettering on blue paper, with illustrations of various works of art against a white star. 26.5 in x 18.75 in.;

(4) Obreros de Hoy Respetad la Labor de Nuestros Companeros de Ayer. La junta del Tesoro Artistico recibe y protege las obras de arte para los Museos Nacionales. Detail of a carved Gothic arch, with the text above and below. Black on buff paper. 27.5 in. x 19.5 in.;

(5) Cualquier obra de Arte por insignificante que parezca puede tener un valor incalculable... Pueblo... las obras de arte te pertenecen: respetalas la Junta del Tesoro Artistico recibe y protege las obras de Arte para los Museo Nacionale. Black lettering on orange paper, with a photograph of a ? Gothic Virgin and Child. 26.5 in. x 19.5 in. Artistico recibe y protege las obras de;

(6) Ministerio de Instruccion Publica. Las Milicia de la Cultura Luchan contra el Fascismo combatiendo la Ignorancia. A 7mm 1916 short rifle laid across a book, labelled 'Cartilla Escolar Antifascista'. Red, white and black on blue paper. 39.25 in. x 26.75 in.; and

(7) En Las Colonias Escolares del Ministerio de Instruccion Publica. Los Hijos de Nuestros Combatientes viven sanos y felices. Blue and black on white, with photographs of happy children around a central boy about to jump into a swimming pool. 39.25 in x 27.25 in.

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