Britain still had an empire to run and in 1876 any young men ardent for some desperate glory would make their way to the Mitre and Dove public house. There the recruiting sergeants of any number of regiments would cajole young aspirants to military honors. The local police officer is second from left!
British Army recruitment poster, 1917. 'Your Chums are Fighting. Why aren't You?' Silhouette of soldiers, bayonets drawn, advancing into battle. / Universal History Archive/UIG / The Bridgeman Art Library
political art! Love this piece. The first one, pedophiles in the catholic church, child prostitution in Thailand, child army recruitment in Syria, child organ trafficking, free guns in USA and child obesity.