Dunkirk: Embarkation of Wounded, May 1940

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  • Art.IWM ART LD 6337
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: Watercolour
  • Support: Height 307 mm, Width 495 mm
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  • object category: drawing

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image: A group of soldiers gathered on a quayside next to a ship. There are two ambulances parked on the quayside and a man on a strecher is being carried onto the ship via a gangplank.

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War Artists Advisory Committee commission


Dunkirque Edward Bawden 1940


CASE 126


Rejected by the artist in favour of a later version of the same subject [?] 9.7.40


See framed picture under same number


Dunkirque, embarkation of wounded. May 1940

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