Christmas Day in the London Bridge YMCA Canteen: HRH Princess Helena Victoria, Chairman of the Ladies' Auxiliary Committee of the YMCA is standing by Mrs Norrie, CBE, Superintendant of the canteen. Miss Ellen Terry is sitting by the table

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  • Art.IWM ART 3062
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  • Support: canvas
  • medium: oil
  • Support: Height 1524 mm, Width 1828 mm
  • Frame: Height 170 x 200.5 x 8.5 cm mm
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  • object category: painting
Gift of the artist, 1920

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image: The interior view of a canteen with flags of the allied countries hanging like bunting along the top of the room. On the right the room is crowded with soldiers awaiting their meal. In the foreground and left are women preparing to serve them. The female guests of honour, the princess and famous actress, stand and sit in the foreground.

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gifted via the Women's work section of the Imperial War Museum



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