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Drawing, 'Fighting the Octopus'

Title

Drawing, 'Fighting the Octopus'

Subject

Socialism

Description

Cartoon by Claude Marquet from the Worker newspaper showing Australia resisting the embrace of global capitalism through nationalisation.

Global capitalism, represented by an Octopus, is shown as having ensnared Europe, America and Asia.

Creator

Claude Marquet

Source

Worker (Sydney)

Date

1904

Rights

Public domain

Identifier

Worker (Sydney), 12 November 1904

Files

fightingtheoctopus.jpg

Citation

Claude Marquet, “Drawing, 'Fighting the Octopus',” Australian Living Peace Museum, accessed July 26, 2021, http://www.livingpeacemuseum.org.au/omeka/items/show/12.