Legend of the Leg End - the Takeover of China by the Knights of the Garter
More Acts of Stamping by the Knights of the Garter Boots
Uncle Sam – “PUTTING HIS FOOT DOWN”
(Another reference to the Knights of the Garter and the ‘Boot of Italy’ stamping their authority on China)
N.Y.: Published by Keppler & Schwarzmann, 1899 August 23.
To the general public, America appeared to have won independence from the colonies in 1776 but was actually firmly under the control of the Knights of the Garter and the Holy Roman Empire.
Print shows Uncle Sam holding a "Trade Treaty with China", standing on a "Map of China" in the midst of foreign rulers labeled "Germany, Italy, England, Austria, Russia [and] France"; depicted are William II, Umberto I, John Bull, Franz Joseph I sharpening scissors at a grinding stone in the background, Uncle Sam, Nicholas II, and Emile Loubet, each with large scissors, intent on cutting up the map.
KG#767 William II Kaiser Wilhelm II, Germany appointed 1877
KG#768 Umberto I King of Italy, appointed 1878
KG#754 Franz Joseph I Emperor of Austria, appointed 1867
KG#802 Nicholas II Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias apptd 1893
John Bull a national personification of the United Kingdom
Emile Loubet President of France
Uncle Sam a national personification of the USA
Order of the Knights of the Garter.
Founded 1348, Woodstock, Oxford, England.
An elite ‘British’ Order limited to 24 knights at any one time…