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"If anyone comes along, I say 'Halt! Who goes there?' Then he says 'friend,' and I says 'Pass, Friend; all's well.' But some silly ass'll say 'Enemy,' and then I shan't know what to do. Rotten job, I call it."

1910
George Denholm Armour (Scottish, 1864–1949)


Dimensions

Block: 12.5 x 17.5 cm (4 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.); Sheet: 25 x 34 cm (9 13/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.1488

Medium or Technique

Wood engraving; India proof

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

G. D. Armour lower left

Provenance

Harold Hartley, England (1851-1943): to Sir Harold Hartley, London, England (1878-1972); from whom purchased by MFA April 14,1955.

Credit Line

John H. and Ernestine A. Payne Fund