'The Recruit - Punishment for Desertion', 1810 (c)
Coloured etching after A Park, London, published 1810 (c).
In this crude hand-coloured print of a village street scene, children are depicted dressed up as soldiers. Two of them are shown grasping the arms of the struggling deserter.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection