The heroes

Description

English

This satirical drawing depicts the heads of the Central Powers in World War One: Wilhelm II of Germany, Franz Joseph I of Austria, Ferdinand I of Bulgaria and Mohammad V of Turkey. They are heavily armed and glare menacingly at a man dressed in the national costume of Montenegro, who holds an olive branch in his hand. The image represents the aggression of the Central Powers towards Montenegro in the winter of 1915/1916. The size of the people in the drawing is representative of the power of the countries depicted.

Italian

Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico Title: Gli eroi Date: 1918 Basic information: Illustrator: Jonni, Raffaello, Shelfmark: F. GUERRA A.III.II 51

Full title
The heroes
Created
1918
Format
Illustration
Held by
Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico
Usage terms
Public Domain