Pax Britannica

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Title

Pax Britannica

Subject

Propaganda

Description

This Italian propaganda poster depicts Winston Churchill as a grotesque octopus fastening his tentacles around the globe. The octopus is commonly used in propaganda to represent an evil, grasping adversary hungry for land and power.

Creator

Giulio Bertoletti

Source

Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism Central Institute for Catalog and Documentation

Date

1943

Rights

The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.

Files

DEMON 2.jpg

Citation

Giulio Bertoletti, “Pax Britannica,” Nabb Research Center Online Exhibits, accessed July 21, 2024, https://libapps.salisbury.edu/nabb-online/items/show/690.