Humour and the war

Description

This booklet contains satirical drawings of the Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph I and of soldiers in the Austro-Hungarian army. Booklets like this were designed to raise the morale of Italian soldiers, and to belittle the enemy through caricatures and jokes.

Full title:
Humour and the war
Publishers:  
Venezia Giulia
Created:
1914
Format:
Booklet / Drawing
Held by:
Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze
Usage terms:
Public Domain

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