‘The Tree of Humanity’

This colorful engraving created for an exposition in Berne, Switzerland in 1914 depicts three main branches in the evolution of the Movement’s humanitarian action at the time: The signatories of the Geneva Convention are shown on the left branch, the work of the ICRC is described on the middle branch, and the creation of National Societies is shown on the right.

From the ICRC archives.
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