A comical, satirical propaganda magazine -- "the official organ of intelligent people" -- founded in Rome in 1899. Whereas the issue for 1943 is replete with viciously racist and anti-American propaganda, in an earlier era, when Fascism was not yet fully totalitarian, Il Travaso was able to poke gentle fun at Mussolini and his party.
|ITALIAN LIFE UNDER FASCISM: Selections from the Fry Collection
|Exhibition in the Department of Special Collections
University of Wisconsin-Madison
July through September 1998
|© 1998 by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System|