Module 03: 1917 — Did the War Cause a Revolution?

Evidence 8: Poster of Russia as St. George

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The image below, excerpted from a poster produced in late 1914, uses the image of Russia as St. George slaying a three-headed dragon to depict Russia's heroic struggle against Germany. Note the skulls lying on the ground under the dragon as well as the pointed helmet associated with Prussian military forces.


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M. Petrov', "Rossiia - za pravdy," 1914. Chromolithograph. Reproduction No. LC-USZC4-5025, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

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