Study for a Shell Dump, France
- Catalogue number
- Art.IWM ART 1164
- Art and Popular Design
- Production date
- Subject period
- Support: paper
- medium: Pencil
- Support: Height 497 mm, Width 626 mm
- Mount: Height 609 mm, Width 810 mm
- Alternative names
- object category: drawing
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image: a squared up preparatory sketch for 'A Shell Dump, France'. Gunners are lined up along duck-boarded walkways, passing artillery shells to one another in a long chain. Some men also carry wooden boxes and there is a sign stating '9th Div' in the background.
The sketches for 'A Shell Dump, France' (IWM ART 2273) were made retrospectively in December 1918 at Bramley Dump near Reading.
This study for 'A Shell Dump, France' (IWM ART 2273) starts to draw out the detail and character of the final painting.
Ministry of Information commission (Scheme 2)
WILLIAM ROBERTS. 1918.
Associated people and organisations
- Great Britain GB
- Germany (pre 1945 and post 1990) DE
- Reading, Berkshire, England, UK
- Bramley Dump, Reading, Berkshire, England, UK
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