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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D5459/1/3/3
Former ReferenceD5459/1/96
TitleViewing a New Recruit
Date[1782]
DescriptionAn army officer examines a tall, thin, bedraggled new recruit. The officer has one hand behind his back and the other holds a pike. A small dog sits at the officer's feet. Available on CD 157.
LevelItem
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
ArtistWoodward, George Murgatroyd (?1765-1809)
Archive CreatorGeorge Murgatroyd Woodward (1765-1809), artist and writer
Further InformationG M Woodward delin : (...Sculp :

Verse beneath the drawing reads:
"See Poverty and Famine Come : To the Beat of Sergeant's drum : The serjeant views him with surprize : And can't give credit to his eyes. "

Date based on D5459/1/3/2
Physical DescriptionPen and ink drawing. Size 242 x 183mm. Portrait.
CopiesA digital copy can also be viewed on the public computers at the record office.
Related MaterialSee also D5459/1/3/1 and D5459/1/3/3.
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Viewing a New Recruit

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