Studio portrait of Benito Mussolini, originally captioned as "The man who played Ceasar". ...

Accession Number P10392.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Place made Italy
Date made c 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of Benito Mussolini, originally captioned as "The man who played Ceasar". Mussolini was the Fascist dictator of Italy during the Second World War. He was shot and hanged when he was caught attempting to cross the border to Switzerland on 28 April 1945.

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