Les Monstres des Cathedrales No. 2, Francois Joseph, postcard (front).
Description:
This is a black and white photograph postcard of a gargoyle from Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris that has been altered to have the gargoyle resemble Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria. The gargoyle is depicted devouring another creature. The text which accompanies the image describes the emperor as “The voracious sinister one, who not content to silence Boznia, Herzegovina, Trentin and Trieste, would like to devour Serbia.”
Physical Description:
image.postcard.black and white 9.0 x 14.0 cm
Language:
French

is Part Of:
Wilder Penfield Digital Collection

Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series A/V (Audio/Visual)
Publisher:
Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University
Citation:
Les Monstres des Cathedrales No. 2, Francois Joseph, postcard (front). [Online image]. Wilder Penfield Digital Collection Wilder Penfield Fonds P142 -- Series A/V (Audio/Visual) . Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University . Retrieved October 14, 2019 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=9591
Rights:
This material has been made available with the consent of the copyright holders and can be used in accordance with fair dealing provisions of Canadian copyright law. For more information, please contact the Osler Library of the History of Medicine.
Notes:
The postcard caption reads: "Les Monstres des Cathedrales No 2, Francois-Joseph. Le sinistre vorace qui non content d'avoir etouffe la Bosnie, l'Herzegovine, le Trentin et Trieste voudrait encore devorer la Serbie."

Call Number:
A/V 10-1