Chapter 1

NCERT
Class 9
History
Solutions
1. Describe the picture(fig. 15) in your own words. What are the images that the artist has used to communicate the following ideas: greed, equality, justice, takeover by the state of the assets of the church?

Question:

Describe the picture(fig. 15) in your own words. What are the images that the artist has used to communicate the following ideas: greed, equality, justice, takeover by the state of the assets of the church?

Answer:

In the given picture, greed is symbolised by the fat clergyman standing on the left. The two men with him depict the government officials who have confiscated the assets of the Church. The fat reducing press in the middle symbolises justice and the man and woman standing on the right side symbolise equality between man and woman.

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