A Howitzer Firing
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- Art.IWM ART 1152
- Art and Popular Design
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- Support: canvas
- medium: oil
- Support: Height 711 mm, Width 914 mm
- Frame: Depth 50 mm, Height 936 mm, Width 1140 mm
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- object category: painting
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image: A scene with four British artillerymen firing a Howitzer gun. They stand beneath a canopy of camoflage netting. To the right a blast of light erupts from the muzzle of the gun, and the men on the left shield their faces from the brightness.
In a letter on 5 July 1918 to the Ministry of Information, Nash announced designs for a work entitled 'Howitzer Battery Firing' (possibly this work). 'A Howitzer Firing' was a commission from the Ministry of Information and was listed as complete on 15 July 1918.
Ministry of Information commission, Scheme 3.
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