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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.

  • Cruikshank, Isaac, 1756?-1811?
Date
1806
Reference
26286i
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Description

Set outside an inn on the Thames at Greenwich, with the Royal Naval Hospital in the distance

Publication/Creation

1806

Physical description

1 print : process print ; image 11.6 x 16.6 cm

Lettering

Dick Dock, or the lobster and crab. (the veterans.) I. & G. Cruikshank. 1806. ...

Lettering note

Lettering continues with two stanzas of verse, "Dick Dock, or the lobster and crab"
Lettering continues on the reverse of the sheet with a second poem accompanying the etching entitled "The lads of the ocean"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26286i

Languages

  • English


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