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The French Admiral, on board the Euryalus
The French Admiral, on board the Euryalus
Date:
1805
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching (hand-colored)
Dimensions:
27.3 x 37.6 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1963.30.2278
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

A French admiral approaches three English sailors seated to a hearty meal; the admiral speaks 'Ah! Ah! Begar you fite dam vell but no vonder you eat dam vel and you drink dam vel!'; they respond 'Well come sit down and do as we do - we never bear malice to a Frenchman after we have thrash'd him'.