That sentinel's as drunk as a beast- its very shameful when I set my Troop such a good example- what the devil is he singing? some love nonsense I dare say
Pub May 1830 by T McLean 26 Haymarket
Etching with hand-colouring, sheet 250 x 170mm (9¾ x 6¾"). Trimmed inside platemark' good colour. Half the print.
A drunken sentinel leaning against a post, his horse regarding him with embarrassment. By William Heath (1794/5-1840) ex-Captain of Dragoons, illustrator of colour-plate books, and prolific caricaturist. He published regularly with Thomas McLean.
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