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Midshipman Blockhead

Posted by James Davey, on March 4th, 2014

*Waiting room at the Admiralty (* no misnomer) By George Cruikshank, published by Thomas McLean, 1 August 1835 In the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars, satirists and public commentators who had previously made the Royal Navy a central component of their work were forced to find alternative subject matter. Faced with a relatively peaceful Europe, and with... Become A Member

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