The Haberdashers' Hall, 8th May 1945

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  • Art.IWM ART LD 5311
Art and Popular Design
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  • Support: panel
  • medium: tempera
  • Support: Height 292 mm, Width 368 mm
  • Frame: Depth 45 mm, Height 416 mm, Width 495 mm
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  • object category: painting

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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.

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War Artists Advisory Committee commission


Eliot Hodgkin 1945

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