The Happiest Day of His Life

Wood engraving

Punch 28 (1855): 213

The caption continues: “The Crimean Medal received from the Queen and pinned to his breast by 'the girl he left behind him.' May 18th, 1855.”‚Äč

Scanned image by Philip V. Allingham. Formatting and text by George P. Landow.

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