Free Italy?

Free Italy?


Wood engraving

Punch (25 July 1859)

Napoleon III, whom Punch always draws with those characteristic horizontal mustaches, places the Papal crown on a chained Italy while Austria, whose, foot tramples Venice, watches.

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