The Underworld: Taking cover in a Tube Station during a London air raid

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 935
Department
Art and Popular Design
Display status
IWM London
Production date
1918
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Materials
  • Support: canvas
  • medium: oil
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 2540 mm, Width 5486 mm
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  • object category: painting
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image: A scene of civilians, predominantly women and children, sheltering in Elephant and Castle tube station. Some civilians sit on the platform seating, whilst others sit or lie on the platform itself. On the wall behind are a few C R W Nevinson posters.

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