Armenian Refugees making Fly-nets

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 1427
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1917-06-22
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Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: Watercolour
  • medium: chalk
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 285 mm, Width 247 mm
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  • object category: drawing
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Category
art
Gift of the artist, 1917

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Object description

image: a female Armenian refugee is shown in left profile making a fly-net in the immediate foreground. She wears a white dress and white headscarf, her dark hair tied in a pony tail. In the background is a line of four other women also working on fly-nets with their backs to the viewer.

History note

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

Inscription

James McBey 22 June 1917.

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