The Russian cross-roads / Keppler.  family photo

The Russian cross-roads / Keppler.

The Russian cross-roads / Keppler. Illustration shows a diminutive Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, wearing a fur robe, courting Medusa who is hiding behind the mask of a beautiful young woman; on the ... show more

The Russian cross-roads / Keppler.
1 photomechanical print : offset, color.
Illustration shows a diminutive Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, wearing a fur robe, courting Medusa who is hiding behind the mask of a beautiful young woman; on the left, as if issuing from Medusa, storm clouds labeled "Chaos" are brewing over a Russian city. A more modestly-dressed woman stands on the right pointing toward a temple labeled "Progress" at the top of a hill.
  • Title from item.
  • Illus. in: Puck, v. 56, no. 1452 (1904 December 28), centerfold.
  • Copyright 1904 by Keppler & Schwarzmann.
  • Miscellaneous Items in High Demand
  • Nicholas--II,--Emperor of Russia,--1868-1918.
  • Medusa (Greek mythology)
  • Courtship--1900-1910.
  • Prosperity--1900-1910.
  • Cartoons (Commentary)--1900-1910.
  • Offset photomechanical prints--Color--1900-1910.
  • Periodical illustrations--1900-1910.
Keppler, Udo J., 1872-1956, artist
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