Loading Containers on a Dakota Aircraft

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART LD 4178
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1944
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Materials
  • Support: panel
  • medium: oil
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 555 mm, Width 755 mm
  • Frame: Height 730 mm, Width 933 mm
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  • object category: painting
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art

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Object description

image: a view of a group of British soldiers standing beneath the wing of a Dakota, struggling to carry a container that is about to be loaded onto the plane that towers above them.

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War Artists Advisory Committee commission

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