A Searchlight Battery

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  • Art.IWM ART LD 3284
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  • Support: panel
  • medium: oil
  • Support: Height 508 mm, Width 762 mm
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  • object category: painting

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image: a searchlight on a small paved area of a promenade, next to a lighthouse. The area is surrounded by barbed wire and also contains a small, manned anti-aircraft gun emplacement. There are several men in uniform in the battery, including one asleep on the ground near his tripod. Outside the fenced civilians relax on benches.

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Albert Richards. 42

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