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''In the Claws of the British''

Anonymous.

Bajo la Zarpa Británica. Breve Historia del Militarismo Inglés.
German, F. Haase, c.1914. Lithograph with letterpress, Sheet 810 x 1120mm.

Original folds with some reinforcements on verso.

A German propaganda map from the First World War for dissemination in Spain, a neutral country during the conflict. It shows the British Empire in red, with the countries linked with slave chains. According to the text it was published to counter a recent British piece that quoted Pan-Germanist ideology, insinuating that is was official German policy.
The title translates as: ' In the claws of the British. A brief history of English militarism'. The text box continues: 'The claws of England, subtly gloved in sheepskin to deceive its intentions...', continuing with 'Las heridas' (The wounds), a list of the countries of the Empire, and 'Las cicatrices' (The scars), a list of wars and battles.

IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM: PST 13129, described as Spanish.
Stock ID : 19640

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Stock Id :19640

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''In the Claws of the British''

Anonymous.

Bajo la Zarpa Británica. Breve Historia del Militarismo Inglés.
German, F. Haase, c.1914. Lithograph with letterpress, Sheet 810 x 1120mm.

Original folds with some reinforcements on verso.

A German propaganda map from the First World War for dissemination in Spain, a neutral country during the conflict. It shows the British Empire in red, with the countries linked with slave chains. According to the text it was published to counter a recent British piece that quoted Pan-Germanist ideology, insinuating that is was official German policy.
The title translates as: ' In the claws of the British. A brief history of English militarism'. The text box continues: 'The claws of England, subtly gloved in sheepskin to deceive its intentions...', continuing with 'Las heridas' (The wounds), a list of the countries of the Empire, and 'Las cicatrices' (The scars), a list of wars and battles.

IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM: PST 13129, described as Spanish.
Stock ID : 19640

£1,250

£1,250

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