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Anything Will Do for an Officer
Anything Will Do for an Officer
Date:
1796
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
39.9 x 25.7 cm (sheet)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.2174
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Lettered below 'Some school boys who were playing at soldiers found one of their number so ill made and so much under size that he would have disfigured the whole body if put into the ranks, what shall we do with him asked one - do with him says another why make an officer of him'.
Directly below image 'Prints & Drawings lent on the plan of a Circulating Library, Folio's of Caricatures lent out for the Evening'