Victor Hugo As Apollo and Gillatt

Victor Hugo as both Apollo (the lyre) and Gilliatt (from ‘Toilers of the Sea’). Artist: G. Deloyoti. Published as front cover of “Le Hanneton” 6 June, 1867 issue no. 17.  This is not a political cartoon, but I thought it relevant given Victor Hugo’s role in the development the octopus metaphor. Image Source: bridgeman.co.uk

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