During a Battle

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  • Art.IWM ART 1885
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: Watercolour
  • medium: Pencil
  • medium: ink
  • Support: Height 209 mm, Width 319 mm
  • Frame: Depth 40, Height 459, Width 610
  • Mount: Height 405 mm, Width 557 mm
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  • object category: drawing

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image: three British soldiers in yellow stand on a mound while a field gun pulled by horses moves past. A stretcher party bearing a figure in yellow walks out of the composition to the right and an infantryman of the Royal Scots Fusiliers stands guard in the lower left. On the horizon are a line of trees, the wooden crosses of two graves and a German helmet visible in the background to the left.

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Ministry of Information commission (Scheme 2). Commission administration transferred to Imperial War Museum


The Arras Victory

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