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.
- 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
An admiral's porter. G.M. Woodward del.
London (No. 50 Oxford Street) : Pub.d by Will.m Holland, May 1 1790.
1 print : etching, with watercolour ; sheet 24.5 x 33.2 cm
Wellcome Library no. 46949i
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