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Picture No 12919089
Date 1860
Description Cartoon, The Hero and The Saint (Giuseppe Garibaldi)
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Cartoon, The Hero and The Saint -- Giuseppe Garibaldi, Italian revolutionary, fights against the unhealthy influence of religious superstition, as he orders a Catholic monk to step off the edge of a cliff. The hope is for greater freedom for Italy in the future, and a more positive, modern outlook, without reliance on holy relics and con tricks such as the supposed Blood of St Januarius and Ye Winking Picture.
Source Cartoon by John Tenniel in ‘Punch’, 22 September 1860
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 12919089 - Cartoon, The Hero and The Saint -- Giuseppe Garibaldi, Italian revolutionary, fights against the unhealthy influence of religious superstition, as he orders a Catholic monk to step off the edge of a cliff. The hope is for greater freedom for Italy in the future, and a more positive, modern outlook, without reliance on holy relics and con tricks such as the supposed Blood of St Januarius and Ye Winking Picture.

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