Quite Another Story. Leonard Raven-Hill (1867-1942). Signed "L Raven Hill" lower right. Punch (28 Octobr 1903): 298. From the Internet Archive online version of a copy in the University of Iowa Library. Click on image to enlarge it. Complete caption:

R[oyal]. A[cademician]. (who has engaged Chelsea Pensioner as model, looking forward to stirring narrative of battlefield where he was disabled. — “And where did you lose your leg?”

Veteran. “Round the corner, Sir, at Mrs. Wembley’s. You see, when I left off soldiering, I went into the Furniture Business as Carman. Unloading Van, Pianner fell on my Leg and broke it. Then I got inter the ’Orspital.”

[R. A. gloomily continues painting.]



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