Punch,  59 (1870), [89].

England's "Intervention"

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Illustration, Drollery

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War, Medical Practitioners, Medical Treatment, Gender

    Referring to England's involvement in the escalating Franco-Prussian war, this illustration depicts a scene outside a 'Hospital Stores' on a battlefield. Britannia is represented as a nurse who holds the hand of a wounded French soldier in one hand, and with the other, hands a bottle of medicine to a Prussian troop. The caption explains that 'At least we may help the sick and wounded'.

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