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Learning the language, with the miller's daughter

Learning the language, with the miller's daughter

Two rather jaunty looking soldiers are engaged in chatting to a local girl. They have their hats tipped back and are casually smoking cigarettes. They are both posing slightly. The girl appears to be dressed in her work clothes and is behaving in a coy, embarrassed manner. There is work yard paraphernalia in the background. Despite the cosy propaganda value of this picture, by the later stages…