The Austro-Hungarian Octopus
By Anonymous, 1915
L’Impero della preda ossia la Piovra d’Absburgo.
- Author: Anonymous
- Publication place: Milan
- Publisher: La Zincografia
- Publication date: c1915
- Physical description: Lithograph map.
- Dimensions: 250 by 345mm. (9.75 by 13.5 inches).
- Inventory reference: 15056
Although Italy had joined the Entente powers against Germany and Austria in May 1915, public opinion was still divided. Not only did the Socialist parties oppose the war, but the Italian government also had existing diplomatic grievances with both Britain and France.