God will judge!

God will judge!

In Carinthia, the Austrian ballot papers were green and those of the SHS (the Slovenian-Croatian-Serbian State, which from 1921 became known as Yugoslavia) were white. These two colours were therefore often used in propaganda material connected with the plebiscite in Carinthia. Here we see an angel in the form of a woman with white robes, […]

Think of the future

Think of the future

This poster plays on the fear of the future felt by the inhabitants of Burgenland (German Western Hungary). We see an area of Austria between the two important towns of Vienna and Graaz shaded in grey, with Burgenland in a somewhat lighter grey. Hungary, on the other hand, is not depicted – only a black […]

Do not be ensnared

Do not be ensnared

A skeleton in folk costume, wearing a hatband in the Hungarian red-green-white national colours sways gently over the town of Ödenburg/Sopron, playing the violin – a symbol of Hungarian folk culture. The text at the bottom of the poster in Gothic script sends its warning: ‘Trust not in the flattering songs! Vote German!’. Death playing […]