The Gun Sentry

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  • Art.IWM ART 1404
Art and Popular Design
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: Watercolour
  • medium: ink
  • Support: Height 317 mm, Width 508 mm
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  • object category: drawing
Gift of the artist, 1919

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image: a sailor stands beside a large gun at the stern end of a troop transport ship, looking out to sea with the ship's wake curving off into the distance. The gun deck consists of numerous planks of wood.

History note

Wellington House commission, transferred to Dept and Ministry of Information and then to the Imperial War Museum


James McBey 29 May 1917.

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