Object Record

Collection First World War Poster Collection
Catalogue Number 1996.97.30
Maker Imperial German General Governorate of Belgium
Date 23 Feb 1915
Object Name Proclamation
Description First World War period German lithograph poster of a proclamation issued by the Imperial German General Governorate of Belgium (Kaiserliches Deutsches Generalgouvernement Belgien), the German military occupation authorities in Belgium. The poster is text only and is in two languages: French and Flemish.

The subject is the arrangements for the purchase of foals and ponies by the German authorities. The proclamation is issued under the authority of Moritz Ferdinand, Freiherr von Bissing (1844-1917) Generalgouverneur of Belgium and is dated 23 February 1915.
Event First World War (1914-1918)
Place of Origin Brussels/Belgium
Material Paper/Ink
People Bissing, Moritz Ferdinand, Freiherr von, 1844-1917, Generalgouverneur of Belgium
Search Terms Deutsche Heer
Imperial German General Governorate of Belgium
Kaiserliches Deutsches Generalgouvernement Belgien