The Poor Sailor's Mistake

The Poor Sailor's Mistake
The Poor Sailor's Mistake
Date:
1801
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
30.9 x 26.1 cm (image)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.2416
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A ragged sailor talks with a gentleman, who asks 'So Friend, you was bred to the sea?', the sailor replies 'No Sir - the Sea was bread to me and d_d bad bread it has been!'

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