Boiry National Loan 1927. Stevedores are pictured unloading cargo onto a quay in a bustling North African port. These efforts were part of an export program of French manufactured products that took place right after the close of World War I. The French stayed in their North African colonies, declaring Algeria a French state and Morocco a protectorate, until they were forced out by Arab nationalists in the 1950s and 60s.
Paillard:Affiches 14-18, page 362. 32×47 near mint, conservation backed.