"XXIX Battaglione Complementi," "Peloritana" A.O | Twenty-ninth complement Battalion, Peloritana, East Africa

 
"XXIX Battaglione Complementi," "Peloritana" A.O | Twenty-ninth complement Battalion, Peloritana, East Africa
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  • Title :     "XXIX Battaglione Complementi," "Peloritana" A.O | Twenty-ninth complement Battalion, Peloritana, East Africa
  • Artist:     D'Ercoli (illustrator?) | Ediz. d'Arte V.E. Boeri (publisher)
  • Accession:     87.19.68
  • Collection:     Library
  • Category:     Paintings and Sculpture
  • Collection Theme:     War and Political Propaganda
  • Subject:     QuotationsMussolini, Benito , 1883-1945 | Patriotism in art | Futurism (Art) | Futurism (Art) , Italy | Colonists, Italian | Colonists, Italian , 1930-1940 | Military uniforms, Italian | Military uniforms, Italian , 1930-1940 | Slavery | Slavery , Africa , 1930-1940 | Fascist propaganda | Fascist propaganda , Italy , Pictorial works | Colonies
  • URL:     http://libimages.wolfsonian.org/87.19.68.000.jpg
  • Tags:     ~Modernism~Colonialism~War and Political Propaganda~Paintings and Sculpture
Description:
"Divisione di fanteria "Peloritana," XXIX° Battaglione Complementi, A.O."--verso. | "È con orgoglio, ma non senza emozione, che io penso ai Fanti della 'Peloritana,' scaglionati sull'Oceano Indiano, lungo la linea dell'Equatore, a 8 mila chilometri di distanza dalla Madre Patria. -- Parlamento, 25 maggio 1935-XIII."--verso. | 1 postcard, untraveled, with a color illustration of Italian colonial soldiers engaged in combat, swinging pick axes, and liberating enslaved Africans under a sky dominated by a giant Italian flag. | Italian. | Wolfsonian Exhibit: Library Vestibule Complement to: Revolutionary Tides, the Art of the Political Poster, 1914-1989; February 25 - August 24, 2006. | Wolfsonian Library Vestibule Display, Comparative Colonialism, August 25, 2006-January 4, 2007, 87.19.68, recto.