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|Viewing a New Recruit
|An 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.
|Derbyshire Record Office
|Woodward, George Murgatroyd (?1765-1809)
|George Murgatroyd Woodward (1765-1809), artist and writer
|G 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
|Pen and ink drawing. Size 242 x 183mm. Portrait.
|A digital copy can also be viewed on the public computers at the record office.
|See also D5459/1/3/1 and D5459/1/3/3.