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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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view 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.

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Credit: 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. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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Description

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

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

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

Lettering

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

Publications note

Not found in: British Museum, Catalogue of political and personal satires

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 46949i

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  • English



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