Ref NoST/5/2/9
Alt Ref NoT099
TitleInk Drawing: Soldier Saluting to Officer and Requesting Leave
Date24 September 1919
Extent1 ink drawing
Name of CreatorShepard; E H
DescriptionOne ink drawing on card depicting a soldier saluting to his superior and requesting leave to see to his hive of bees. Several villagers are shown in the background fending off the bees.
Published in 'Punch' magazine on 24 Sep 1919.
Caption reads: 'Soldier (having received S.O.S. from the married quarters) "Might - might I fall out, sir, I've just 'eard me bees is swarmin!" '.
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/11157Shepard; Ernest Howard (1879-1976); Illustrator1879-1976
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