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Number: 3494
Continent: Africa
Region: West
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Year of Origin: 1905
Title: Gran quadriglione Africano nel carnevale 1885
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Language: Italian
Publish Origin: Bologna
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Publisher: R. Casanova
Other Contributors: N. Rana
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Notes: search SOURCE SWAEN]Chromo-lithograph; Imposing allegorical representation of the colonial aims of the European powers with regard to Africa. On the left the director of the large quadrociale the lady Diplomazia is presented standing on a potrona, next to them the Civilization while behind of the armchair we can see the lady of Colonial Politics. "And you gentil Italia, who with your legs in sight you want to make a nice moretto, the easy conquest, is on the alert ... or France that you are so light and you know how to wiggle in yes, so does the charming with some mandarin ... In Kartum you took John Bulle ... what do you want to do? ... When I say - Attention ... galopp! who takes a piglia! You throw each one on Africa ... and cease the quadrille! ... "
Last updated: Nov 20, 2018