Louis Raemaekers – Dutch painter and cartoonist.
“Will They Last?”
|Type||Pictorial Post card|
|Artist||Louis Raemaekers was a Dutch painter and editorial cartoonist for the Amsterdam newspaper De Telegraaf during World War I, noted for his anti-German stance.
Born: April 6, 1869, Roermond, Netherlands
Died: July 26, 1956, Scheveningen, South Holland, Netherlands
|Description||The postcard has a pencil illustration of a large hourglass. Instead of sand, the hourglass has men in the top portion and their blood in the bottom. Two men, one dressed in a robe and crown and the other as a captain or soldier, look on. Text at bottom center: “‘Will they last?” The grave question with Germany has long been one of man power.”|
|Approx. Size||5.5X3.5 inches (14X9 cm)|
|Published by||Raemaekers Post Card Series No. 1019
Brown Robertson Co., N.Y.