The Dirty Doorstep

Wood engraving



The cartoon displays the public's shock and dismay at the establishment's military, logistical, and medical incompetence that quickly became apparent during the Crimean War.

  • Another protest against red tape
  • Scanned image by Philip V. Allingham. Formatting and text by George P. Landow.

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