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The Greenwich Pensioner Written and composed by Mr Dibdin, For his Entertainment called The Oddities (caricature)

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Collection Fine art, Caricatures, Prints, drawings and watercolours
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID PAG8524
Description The four verses of Charles Dibdin's song, 'The Greenwich Pensioner' are printed below the image, which shows a one-legged Greenwich Pensioner standing in a tavern setting singing his song, while an armless one, seated left, is drinking from a beer tankard offered by a maid. Hand-coloured.; No.12. Bound in album PAG8512 with prints PAG8513-PAG8647; PAG8649- PAG8666.
Date made 25 June 1791

Artist/Maker Cruikshank, Isaac
Fores, S. W.
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials etching, coloured
Measurements Sheet: 395 x 258 mm
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