He Gathers Them In

Attwod, F.G., “He Gathers Them In: A Pacific Sketch”, in Life September 24, 1885. It shows Grover Cleveland (22nd and 24th President of the United States). Source: Period Paper (15 Aug, 2011), http://www.periodpaper.com Private collection.

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Arms Around the World

It is a staple of the octopus metaphor in propaganda and cartoons to plop an octopus on a globe to represent the threat to civilisation that group X presents. A selection: Circa 1938 a German cartoon (Seppla) showed Churchill as a Jewish octopus with his arms around the globe. 1945: A French cartoon in showed Hitler […]

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How Communism Works (~1938 ) Source: http://wpscms.pearsoncmg.com/wps/media/objects/1693/1733989/images/img_w066.html

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Of Maps and Octopuses

The following is a selection of octopuses with maps (or maps with octopuses). States are most typically represented as octopuses when it comes to maps, however, Landlords, Jews and Free Masons have also been shown as octopuses juxtaposed with cartography. I have excluded octopuses on globes for this selection, as the symbolism differs from a […]

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Franc-Maçonnerie Pieuvre (1905) Edit (15th Mar 2009): printed in 1905 during the Affaire des Fiches (Thank you to J.M. Navarro for providing provenance for the poster). Original post:- A poster produced for The Octopus – an illustrated propaganda sheet – that shows a Jewish/Free Mason octopus squatting over France. The year and artist is unknown for this […]

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