"John Drinkwater" on artist-level linen canvas, by William Rothenstein in 1918.
By MICHAEL QUINN
English dramatist/poet John Drinkwater waited out the "Spanish Flu" of 1918-19 in quarantine at our clubhouse. In Spain the flu was referred to as the "French Flu," as Spanish natives believed the flu originated in France.
St. Louis Globe, October 7, 1918:
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