An Impression of a Gas Cleansing Exercise at a First Aid Post : eye irritation

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  • Art.IWM ART LD 1966
Art and Popular Design
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: tempera
  • Support: Height 590 mm, Width 393 mm
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  • object category: painting

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image: A nurse administers treatment to the eye of a young woman, who sits naked in front of her. The nurse wears uniform and holds the nozzle of the equipment to the patient's right eye. The nozzle is connected, via a red tube, to a canister that appears to be attached to the wall.

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War Artists Advisory Committee commission



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