Greenwich Hospital. Signed lower left “R. P.” Fun (3 December 1864): 120. Click on image to enlarge it. Source: Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida.

Old Lady: — “What building’s that?”
Old Salt: — “Greenwich Hospital, Marm, for the old sailors.”
Old Lady: — “Pray, are they rewarded for their age?”
Old Salt: — “No, Marm, but according to their wounds; for the more limbs they loses the more stumpy they gets.”

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