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Creator:
George Augustus Sala, 1828–1895, British
Title:
Sentry halting Gentleman at Gate
Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink on medium, smooth, cream wove paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 3 1/4 × 3 1/2 inches (8.3 × 8.9 cm) and Mount: 3 7/8 × 4 inches (9.8 × 10.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in pen and black ink, lower center: "Soldat: [...] la-onne passe pas! | particu: Comment, on ne passe pas: Je suis Pair De Frances: | Soldat: En [...] vous le Grand Papa vousne passeriez pas:"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Transfer from the Yale University Library and the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1979.12.883
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bayonet | gate | genre subject | men | soldier | staffs (walking sticks)
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:19535
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