“The founding of the Red Cross”
Alexandre Cingria, 1930.

The man in beige is Red Cross Red Crescent founder Henry Dunant. The eagle and the key in the top right corner are important symbols for the city of Geneva, where the Movement was formed. The lonely tower at the centre is an enduring symbol of the battle of Solferino, the Movement’s inspiration.

From the collection of the International Red Cross Red Crescent Museum.

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