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.
- Collet, John, 1725?-1780.
- 30 May 1775
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The soldier shows signs of distress and clutches a note reading "De'el tak the war". His pregnant wife carries a basket and a child in a sling over her shoulder while holding the donkey's reigns in her right hand
London (Angel Court, Great Windmill Street, Haymarket) : J. Caldwell, 30 May 1775.
1 print : etching, with engraving ; image 17.3 x 15.3 cm
The disbanded soldier. So shall desert in arms be crown'd. J. Collet pinx. J. Caldwell sculp.
Wellcome Library no. 43853i