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A la guerre comme a la guerre: Y a pas de bon sens!
A la guerre comme a la guerre: Y a pas de bon sens!
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
24.5 x 25.3 cm (image); 24.8 x 36.1 cm (sheet)
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Continent:
Europe

A young soldier stands wiping his forehead as he stands in the desert, one body lying near him and a person behind him sitting with head in hands. Under the cartoon the caption reads "There's no sanity!" The soldier ruminates: "Mohammed puts too many logs in his frying-pan...nothing but pebbles and grains of sand for shade. Idiot merchants of coconuts! They would make a fortune in the desert..." (Virginia K. Anderson 04/10/95)