World War I: a convalescent soldier in a walking frame is running at speed while smoking a cigarette, endangering an older man and woman. Postcard after E. Jones, 1917.

  • Jones, E., active 1917.
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Assumed to be set in Buxton, Derbyshire, as an inference from the existence in Buxton Museum of several works by this artist. There were at least three military hospitals in Buxton in World War I

He wears "Convalescent blues", a jacket and trousers issued to convalescent soldiers in one size only


[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1917.

Physical description

1 print : lithograph ; image and text 8.8 x 13.9 cm


Convalescent ; The drawings used on these cards are by Private Jones (Welsh Fusiliers) ...


Wellcome Collection 569414i

Creator/production credits

If the initial E is correct, the work is attributable either to Private E. Jones, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 6th Battalion, service no. 266448, b. 1896, died 18 October 1918, buried in Alexandria, Egypt, or to Private E. Jones, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, 15th Battalion, service no. 54797, b. 1897, died 27 July 1917, buried in Belgium (information from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission)


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