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Object: Soldiers Courtship
Series: The Life and Death of a Soldier
A soldier sitting on a bank in front of a house, raising a glass and throwing one arm around a young woman's waist, while she looks down smiling, spilling the liquid from a jug in her right hand, while another soldier looks over his shoulder and a young woman sitting with a child on the left, watch with amusement; after Mortimer. 1781
Etching printed in brownish ink
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Height: 394 millimetres (trimmed to platemark(?))
Width: 444 millimetres (trimmed to platemark(?))
- Curator's comments
- The first of a set of four prints (Sunderland 68, 1865,0520.869, 870, 903 and 905).
The drawing is in reverse direction and is in BM P&D (Oo,5.11; Sunderland 68.1a; Binyon 2).
- Not on display
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