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Two disabled veteran sailors, employed by an admiral as messengers, delivering a letter to the servant at the front door of a town-house. Coloured etching after G.M. Woodward, 1790.

Woodward, G. M. approximately 1760-1809.
Date
May 1 1790

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The veteran on the left has his right arm in a sling and a patch over his right eye, while his companion on the right has lost his left leg and walks on crutches

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An admiral's porter. G.M. Woodward del.

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London (No. 50 Oxford Street) : Pub.d by Will.m Holland, May 1 1790.

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1 print : etching, with watercolour ; sheet 24.5 x 33.2 cm

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Wellcome Library no. 46949i

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Two disabled veteran sailors, employed by an admiral as messengers, delivering a letter to the servant at the front door of a town-house. Coloured etching after G.M. Woodward, 1790. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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