Ref NoST/5/1/7
Alt Ref NoT010
TitleInk Drawing: British Soldier Wearing Clothes Donated by the British Public
Date13 January 1915
Extent1 mounted ink drawing
DescriptionOne ink drawing on card depicting a standing British soldier wearing a large number of jumpers and scarves, whilst smoking several cigarettes, a pipe and a cigar. This drawing parodies generous donations to the troops by the British public.
Published in 'Punch' magazine on 13 Jan 1915.
Two captions shown at base of illustration. One reads: 'A post-Xmas idyll in Flanders - the brave armed by the fair (modern edition)'
The other reads: 'gallant attempt by a member of the Brit. Exp. Force to do justice to all his New Year gifts'
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/11157Shepard; Ernest Howard (1879-1976); Illustrator1879-1976
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