A view of the interior of a busy English barracks shows a more domestic than military atmosphere although weapons and other gear adorn the walls and lay scattered on the floor. The scene includes a woman nursing a baby (left); beside her, one soldier brushes his britches while another adjusts his helmet.
Companion print: French barracks
Artist: Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827
Title: English barracks [graphic] / drawn & etch’d by T. Rowlandson ; aquatinta by T. Malton.
Published: [London] : Pub. Aug. 12, 1791, by S.W. Fores, N. 3 Piccadilly, [12 August 1791]
A view of the interior of busy French barracks shows a more domestic atmosphere than military although weapons and other military gear are scattered around the floor. The scene includes a woman nursing a baby, children playing, woman doing washing.
1 drawing on wove paper : pen, ink and watercolor ; image 24.4 x 36.2 cm.
Subjects (Library of Congress): Barracks–French; Families.