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A soldier complaining of pain in his abdomen to a corporal, the corporal retorts that he has a stomach - only officers have abdomens. Wood engraving by Gunning King, 1912.

King, Gunning.
Date
1912

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Description

Includes dialogue: Corporal (to soldier reporting sick). "What's the matter with you?" Tommy. " Pain in my abdomen." Corporal. "Abdomen! Abdomen, indeed! You don't 'ave no abdomen; you 'ave a stomick. It's only officers what 'as abdomens."

Publication/Creation

[London], 1912.

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; border 14 x 18 cm

Contributors

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Gunning King

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 15386i

Language

  • English



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