On the Menin Road, Near Ypres: BRCS and order of St John Motor Ambulances

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 3238
Department
Art and Popular Design
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: Watercolour
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 713 mm, Width 1523 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: drawing
Creator
Category
art

Object description

image: four motor ambulances drive along a road that runs across the composition. In the foreground German prisoners carry a wounded man on a stretcher across a bridge over a large flooded shell hole, whilst a man of the Royal Army Medical Corps and another man stand to the right amongst shattered tree stumps. The whole foreground is a scene of devastation.

History note

Imperial War Museum commission

Inscription

David A. Baxter

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