Simplicissimus cover (Hitler hands out Mein Kampf) & pro-Hindenburg leaflet.
20th c German Political Document
(Suhl (Germany), 27 February 1885 - 30 April 1945, Munich)
Ink on paper
Munich. Münchner Stadtmuseum.
The caricature of Adolf Hitler distributing copies of his book Mein Kampf is by Erich Schilling and is titled 'Gestern noch auf stolzen Rossen'. It appeared on the cover of the Vol. 30 no. 22 (31 August 1925) issue of the satirical journal Simplicissimus. To the right is a 1932 leaflet in support of German president Paul von Hindenburg (1847-1934).