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A ward in a military hospital showing two convalescents and two bed-ridden patients. Wood engraving after Cham, 1870.

Cham, 1819-1879.
Date
1870
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Probably a scene in the Franco-Prussian war, 1870. A veteran who has lost the use of both hands asks another veteran to fill his pipe

Publication/Creation

1870

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving

Contributors

Lettering

Un épisode à l'ambulance. Cham.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 18608i

Lettering note

Bears type on verso, apparently discussing a book by Edmond About (1828-1885), possibly his La Grèce contemporaine, 1858
Bears numeral in pencil: 1754

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  • French



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