What we must come to

Wood engraving

Punch (20 October 1855): 157

Old Party (to P--nm--re). "Oh, if you please, Sir — Did you want a sperity old woman to see after things in the Crimea? No objection to being made a field marshall and glory not so much an object as a good salary."

More commentary on the Crimean War

  • Bomba's Big Brother
  • Rout out of a Robber's Den
  • A Day's Fishing at Sebastopol
  • Boxing Day
  • Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham

    [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]