France: The Beach Head, 1944; The search for rubble. The wear and tear on the roads resulted in a constant search for materials for repair. Crushing iron ore in the area of the Colombelles Factory near Caen.

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART LD 4667
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1944
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  • Support: panel
  • medium: oil
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 584 mm, Width 774 mm
  • Frame: Height 743 mm, Width 943 mm
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  • object category: painting
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art

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Object description

image: a group of men at work at the top of a mound of red rock in a yard, surrounded by a conveyor system.

History note

War Artists Advisory Committee commission

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Albert Richards 44

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