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Chained!!

Author:
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956
Date:
1894-04-04
Description:
The Roman god "Mars" is shown bound to rocks, imprisoned with shackles and clamps labeled "Russo-German Commercial Treaty," fastened with spikes driven by Nicholas II of Russia and William II of Germany using large sledgehammers labeled "Ratification." In the background, a female figure labeled "Peace" reclines in a hammock that hangs between the standards of each nation. Caption: Peace in Europe is safe for ten years more, anyhow!
Subject:
Mars (Roman deity), Peace, Treaties, Commerce, International relations, Prisoners, Hammers, Germany, Russia, William II, German Emperor, 1859-1941, Alexander III, Emperor of Russia, 1845-1894
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
These images are presented through a cooperative effort between the Library of Congress and Dickinson State University. No known restrictions on publication.
Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o289362
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