Les Monstres des Cathedrales No. 1, Guillaume II, 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 German Emperor (Kaiser) Wilhelm II. The text which accompanies the image describes the Kaiser as “The greatest monster, Satan disguised as an envoy of God, who has unleashed the horrible which has bloodied Europe and caused all sorts of atrocities.”
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. 1, Guillaume II, 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 23, 2019 from http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/penfieldfonds/fullrecord.php?ID=9595
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:
Postcard caption reads: "Les Monstres des Cathedrales No 1, Guillaume II. Le plus grand monstre, Satan sous l'enveloppe d'un envoye de Dieu, a dechaine l'horrible guerre qui ensanlante l'Europe et ordonne tous les sacrileges."

Call Number:
A/V 10-1