Mustard Gas: Sketch to Illustrate the Effect of Mustard Gas on Horses

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  • Art.IWM ART 4942
Art and Popular Design
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: Watercolour
  • medium: charcoal
  • Frame: Depth 25 mm, Height 485 mm, Width 565 mm
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  • object category: drawing
Gift of the artist, 1935

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image: a study of the head, neck and upper part of a horse suffering from severe burns as a result of mustard gas. Large sections of the horse's head, neck and chest are hairless, with mottled red and orange skin bordered by the horse's natural brown coat.

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