painting by Austrian artist
Hans Schwarte-Hellweg (1906-1990)
by Norman Rockwell
Sailors during the Civil War
United States Navy
sailor with kitty
this edition published in 1908
photo from New York
Pit Bull Mascot
Verso is inscribed:
"Sailors at rest, World War I"
but it's an extremely striking photo
(identified - it's Germany. Thanks Geo.)
He'll regret that when he sobers up
"Roy in Hong Kong"
I seriously doubt if these are real sailors. They look more like hustlers from Selma Avenue.
Their baskets are packed and ready for a picnic (sorry, I couldn't help myself)