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  • A queen or empress administering a healing balm to a person with leprosy (?). Photograph of a wallpainting in the chapel in Eton College.
  • Gentlemen round a table at their club, smoking and drinking punch. Coloured mezzotint, late 18th century.
  • A one-legged beggar and former soldier approaches a wealthy clergyman for alms. Etching with engraving by John Collier, 1770.
  • Drunken sailors round a table cheering and throwing their hats in the air as a man with a wooden leg recounts the Battle of the Nile. Reproduction of an etching by C. H., c. 1825, after G. Cruikshank.
  • A man begging for alms at the side of a road is holding out his cap to a traveller on horseback. Engraving by James Peake, 1777, after J. Courtois, il Borgognone.
  • Two old men in conversation: the man on the left holding a basket has a wooden leg, the other one leans with both hands on a stick. Watercolour by S.G. (?).
  • A variety of beggars, members of the organization of the "Argot". Wood engraving by A. Rivaud after a tapestry in Reims.
  • Prosthetic legs wearing a pair of trainers. Watercolour by Julia Midgley, 2012.
  • An old man with a wooden leg, probably a former soldier, marches with a shouldered broomstick to the drum beaten by a child behind him. Lithograph by T. Farlow after R. Farrier.
  • Tobacco: an Irishman, a Scot and an English sailor smoke, take snuff and chew respectively. Coloured aquatint by Hunt, c. 1833, after W. Summers after C. J. Grant.
  • A variety of beggars, members of the organization of the "Argot". Wood engraving by A. Rivaud after a tapestry in Reims.
  • A man with a wooden leg carrying arms and legs in a basket; representing the relation between the whole and its parts in Aristotelian logic. Engraving by L. Gaultier, ca. 1613.
  • "No secret remedy": natural solutions to baldness and corns. Lithograph after J. Bahr, 1909.
  • A soldier with one arm debates with a sailor with a wooden leg the merits of the army and the navy. Reproduction of an etching by I. & G. Cruikshank, 1806.
  • Three men help a sailor of their acquaintance who has slipped and broken his wooden leg by calling on a passing carpenter for help. Coloured engraving with etching.
  • Three musicians, one in drag, in masks for an "Olympia" masked ball.
  • A pregnant woman leading a donkey on which a discharged veteran, who has lost both his legs, is sitting carrying one of their children in a bucket. Etching with engraving by J. Caldwell after J. Collet, 1775.
  • An old beggar with a wooden leg moves with the aid of two crutches and holds his hat in his left hand. Etching by J.T. Smith, 1816.
  • A black banjo player with a wooden leg. Photograph, ca. 1865 (?).
  • An old sailor with wooden leg relates his adventures to a family as both men smoke and drink. Reproduction of an etching by G. Cruikshank, 1818, after J. Sheringham.
  • A man with a wooden leg plays the violin while his wife and children accompany him with a song. Coloured lithograph.
  • Veterans watching and participating in a game of bowls. Lithograph by A. Collette, 1853, after E. de Frenne.
  • A satyr with a wooden leg. Gouache.
  • A parson guilty of long tedious sermons has fallen asleep as a veteran relates at length the tactics used at the battle of Dettingen: both ignore a woman who brings them a  dish of cooked chicken. Etching by T. Rowlandson, 1784.
  • Boys at a woodwork class with their teachers, in London. Photograph by Walter C. Tyler, ca. 1895.
  • Royal Naval Hospital Greenwich, viewed from afar with two men opening a bundle on the riverbank in the foreground. Engraving by H. Adlard after H. Gastineau.
  • Six scenes narrating the fate of a cork leg, the invention of a Dutch artist. Etching by Joe Lisle.
  • A one-legged beggar and former soldier approaches a wealthy clergyman for alms. Etching with engraving by John Collier, 1770.
  • An archer whose left leg is hooked into a wooden stump is pursued by a horse. Watercolour by Terzi after a watercolour after a mosaic.
  • Four Georgian gentlemen at their club seriously engaged in smoking. Stipple print by H. Bunbury, c. 1794.