Hospital Autograph Book, item 36

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Left page

A Kiss

Drawing

A Kiss is something sweet

     When given by a lover;

It loses half its sweetness

     When given by another;

It loses still a little more

     When given by a brother;

But it loses all its flavour

     When women kiss each other.


George Beamish

Royal Irish R

xxx


Right page

QUITE A MISTAKE

Drawing

29201 GUNNER F SMALLEY

WOUNDED YPRES 22 6 16

INVALIDED FROM

FLERS 11 12 16

ARRIVED GADDON COURT

6.2.17


5.4.17


FLAPPER (GUSHINGLY): "OH, HOW LOVELY! AND YOU REALLY LOST YOUR LEG FIGHTING

AT THE WAR?"

TOMMY (CHEERFULLY): "OH. NO, MISS! THEY PINCHED IT WHEN I WASN'T LOOKIN'."

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Left page

A Kiss

Drawing

A Kiss is something sweet

     When given by a lover;

It loses half its sweetness

     When given by another;

It loses still a little more

     When given by a brother;

But it loses all its flavour

     When women kiss each other.


George Beamish

Royal Irish R

xxx


Right page

QUITE A MISTAKE

Drawing

29201 GUNNER F SMALLEY

WOUNDED YPRES 22 6 16

INVALIDED FROM

FLERS 11 12 16

ARRIVED GADDON COURT

6.2.17


5.4.17


FLAPPER (GUSHINGLY): "OH, HOW LOVELY! AND YOU REALLY LOST YOUR LEG FIGHTING

AT THE WAR?"

TOMMY (CHEERFULLY): "OH. NO, MISS! THEY PINCHED IT WHEN I WASN'T LOOKIN'."


Transcription history
  • May 25, 2019 22:49:11 Clare Bentley

    Left page

    A Kiss

    Drawing

    A Kiss is something sweet

         When given by a lover;

    It loses half its sweetness

         When given by another;

    It loses still a little more

         When given by a brother;

    But it loses all its flavour

         When women kiss each other.


    George Beamish

    Royal Irish R

    xxx


    Right page

    QUITE A MISTAKE

    Drawing

    29201 GUNNER F SMALLEY

    WOUNDED YPRES 22 6 16

    INVALIDED FROM

    FLERS 11 12 16

    ARRIVED GADDON COURT

    6.2.17


    5.4.17


    FLAPPER (GUSHINGLY): "OH, HOW LOVELY! AND YOU REALLY LOST YOUR LEG FIGHTING

    AT THE WAR?"

    TOMMY (CHEERFULLY): "OH. NO, MISS! THEY PINCHED IT WHEN I WASN'T LOOKIN'."


  • May 25, 2019 18:17:42 Clare Bentley

    Left page

    A Kiss

    Sketch of lower half of male and female faces about to kiss

    A Kiss is something sweet

         When given by a lover;

    It loses half its sweetness

         When given by another;

    It loses still a little more

         When given by a brother;

    But it loses all its flavour

         When women kiss each other.


    George Beamish

    Royal Irish R

    xxx


    Right page

    QUITE A MISTAKE

    Pen and ink drawing

    29201 GUNNER F SMALLEY

    WOUNDED YPRES 22 6 16

    INVALIDED FROM

    FLERS 11 12 16

    ARRIVED GADDON COURT

    6.2.17


    5.4.17


    FLAPPER (GUSHINGLY): "OH, HOW LOVELY! AND YOU REALLY LOST YOUR LEG FIGHTING

    AT THE WAR?"

    TOMMY (CHEERFULLY): "OH. NO, MISS! THEY PINCHED IT WHEN I WASN'T LOOKIN'."


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    Warrington

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  • Story location Warrington


ID
3242 / 42241
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