"Ein weitblickender Englander" propaganda poster

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation12 August 1942 [issued]
GenreNazism & Propaganda
Object ID2017.012.001
CreatorReichspropagandaleitung der NSDAP [issued by]
Place of CreationGermany
DescriptionIllustrated propaganda poster with German text on a yellow background. The title is across the top, followed by text describing the Jewish conspiracy to take over the world. The text and illustration are designed as if on an separate piece of paper affixed to the poster. The illustration is of a frame with an eagle at the top around a series of five panels captioned: HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES / Copyright Life Pub. Co. 1909 - transferred to Pastime Novelty Co. 1913. The panels depict: a stereotyped Native American Indian caricature standing on a cliff edge, with Uncle Sam hiding behind a rock; Uncle Sam pushes the figure off the cliff; Uncle Sam stands on the cliff edge, with a caricatured Jew hiding behind a rock; Uncle Sam is pushed off the cliff by the Jew; the Jew stands on the cliff edge. There is a Parole der Woche seal that has been broken at the time the poster was first unfolded. 
Materials/Techniquesoverall: paper, ink, linen, adhesive
Measurements94 cm x 120 cm
InscriptionsAlternate Title: A Farsighted Englishman
Method of ConstructionOffset lithograph
LanguageGerman
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2017 by Larry Flader in memory of his uncle Norman Flader of the Royal Canadian Artillery.
Classificationpropaganda, posters
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Larry Flader
NoteParole der Woche, Folge 33 [Slogan of the Week, issue 33]