“Austro-Russki Zeppelin.”

AUCTION 75 | Thursday, March 08th, 2018 at 1:00 PM
Auction of Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Antiquities, Ceremonial Objects & Graphic Art

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Lot 77

“Austro-Russki Zeppelin.”

Text in Russian. 20.5 x 28.5 inches (52.1 x 72.4 cm). Laid down.

Russia, c. 1915:

Est: $1,000 - $1,500
The poster depicts representatives of Russia’s varied classes and ethnic groups (including a Hassidic Jew) surveying a downed German zeppelin and its enemy crew. To the right below, a poem taunts Austria and Germany, the last lines reading: “Two friends with a like mind, two villains. Despite all their threats, their dreams will not be realized.”