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A la guerre comme a la guerre: C'est fort drole conscrit!..
A la guerre comme a la guerre: C'est fort drole conscrit!..
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
24.1 x 25.1 cm (image); 25.2 x 36.1 cm (sheet)
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Europe

"A really weird recruit!" reads the caption under the cartoon. An officer smokes his pipe as he meditates on the extremely pugnosed recruit sitting on the ground beside him. "I've had, in my company," the officer says, "three noses like yours. I have never been able to keep one of them; in the first skirmish, bang! always killed. I suppose you will be smoked out, too." (Virginia K. Anderson 04/17/95)