A Monitor's Turret

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  • Art.IWM ART 564
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  • Support: panel
  • medium: oil
  • Support: Height 304 mm, Width 406 mm
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  • object category: painting

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image: A detailed side-on view of the two-gun turret of a Monitor, with part of the ship's superstructure visible behind the turrent to the left. A portion of the deck is visible, with a sailor standing on it in the right foreground. The silhouettes of buildings are visible in the background, showing that the Monitor is moored in a dock.

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Imperial War Museum commission



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