The Haberdashers' Hall, 8th May 1945

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Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART LD 5311
Production date
1945
Subject period
Materials
  • medium: tempera
  • support: panel
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 292 mm
  • Support: Width 368 mm
  • Frame: Height 416 mm
  • Frame: Width 495 mm
  • frame: Depth 45 mm
Alternative Names
  • object category: painting
Creator
Category
art
IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM

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Object description

image: The bomb-damaged remains of the Haberdashers' Hall in the City of London. In the foreground are pieces of rubble but also flowers and plants growing through the debris, showing that the damage has not been caused recently. The spire of a church and part of another building are visible in the right background.

History note

War Artists Advisory Committee commission

Inscription

Eliot Hodgkin 1945

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