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The Serjeant's farewell.
The Serjeant's farewell.
Date:
1844
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Etching
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Moore S. Achenbach

Accession Number:
1963.30.28748
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Sergeant Scales in uniform, embracing two weeping women and preparing to leave for the wars, the two ladies with their faces covered as they cry, Proddy offering one of the women a tankard of ale, the mementos of Marlborough's campaigns on the walls including a map of Blenheim, an equestrian portrait of Marlbourough, a broken sword, gloves and a picture of Ramillies