A Night Scene in Normandy : La Délivrande

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  • Art.IWM ART LD 4235
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  • medium: Watercolour
  • Support: Height 533 mm, Width 730 mm
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  • object category: drawing

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image: a view at night looking across a walled farm which appears to have been turned into a military camp with aerials erected in the field and trucks parked in the farm yard. The sky above is filled with patterns of smoke, explosions and anti-aircraft fire. In the foreground civilians and soldiers take shelter near the wall, next to two parked jeeps.

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War Artists Advisory Committee commission

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