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Administration of mineral waters of Mont Pilat, Pelussin, Loire (colour litho)

Administration of mineral waters of Mont Pilat, Pelussin, Loire (colour litho)


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Administration of mineral waters of Mont Pilat, Pelussin, Loire (colour litho)

3104188 Administration of mineral waters of Mont Pilat, Pelussin, Loire (colour litho) by French School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Administration of mineral waters of Mont Pilat, Pelussin, Loire. French satirical postcard, early 20th century.); Look and Learn / Valerie Jackson Harris Collection

Media ID 23437694

© Look and Learn / Valerie Jackson Harris Collection / Bridgeman Images

Bottle Bottled Bottles Bottling Bribery Bribes Bribing Corruption Mineral Water Offering Politican Scandal State Adverisements Adverting Advertise Advertisers Advertising Company Advertisment Advertizing Caricatures


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This vibrant and intriguing print captures a satirical postcard from early 20th century France, depicting the administration of mineral waters in Mont Pilat, Pelussin, Loire. The image showcases a scene filled with scandal, bribery, and corruption within the French government. The caricatures portrayed on this postcard highlight the dark underbelly of politics at that time. A military uniform-clad politician is seen offering a bottle of mineral water as a bribe to another figure. Money exchanges hands discreetly while bottles are being bottled in the background. The artist's intention was clear – to expose and criticize the rampant corruption within the state administration through satire. This piece serves as a reminder that even in times past, political scandals were not uncommon. The use of vivid colors adds an element of playfulness to this otherwise serious subject matter. It draws attention to the advertisement-like nature of this artwork while also emphasizing its critical message. As part of Valerie Jackson Harris' private collection, this print offers viewers an opportunity to delve into French culture and history during that period. It sheds light on how art can be used as a medium for social commentary and critique. Overall, this image invites us to reflect upon power dynamics and ethical standards within governments throughout history – reminding us that transparency and accountability are essential for any society striving towards progress.

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