The Pockets, 1944: German Prisoners

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART LD 4660
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1944
Subject period
Materials
  • medium: Watercolour
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 539 mm, Width 723 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: drawing
Creator
Category
art

© IWM (Art.IWM ART LD 4660)

Object description

image: a view looking down on a sports ground in which many German prisoners are gathered in groups. There are also figures sitting in the stands opposite. The roof for the stand in the foreground has been bombed, leaving only twisted metal supports cutting across the image.

History note

War Artists Advisory Committee commission

Inscription

Albert Richards

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