Mary Evans Escapee convalescents at a Nice war hospital, WW1 11096031
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Picture No 11096031
Date 1916
Description Escapee convalescents at a Nice war hospital, WW1
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Catching the errant convalescent - a summer evening incident at a Nice war hospital. Two wounded French soldiers, finding the temptation of delights on the French Riviera too much to bear, try to scale a garden wall surrounding the American Red Cross Hospital where they were recuperating. Their escape was foiled by a nurse accompanied by boy scouts.
Source Unattributed illustration in The Graphic, 10 June 1916
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 11096031 - Catching the errant convalescent - a summer evening incident at a Nice war hospital.  Two wounded French soldiers, finding the temptation of delights on the French Riviera too much to bear, try to scale a garden wall surrounding the American Red Cross Hospital where they were recuperating.  Their escape was foiled by a nurse accompanied by boy scouts.

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