Rosieres Valley, 1918

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 1886
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1918
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Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: Watercolour
  • medium: ink
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 217 mm, Width 320 mm
  • Frame: Depth 40, Height 458, Width 610
  • Total Framed Depth: Depth 50
  • Mount: Height 405 mm, Width 558 mm
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  • object category: drawing
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art

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Object description

image: the figures of four stylised signallers laying a wire across a heavily battle-scarred landscape. Clouds of dark smoke billow from the ground not far away. There is a village on the horizon in the distance, and another in the valley beyond the muddy and heavily shell-holed terrain. A dead horse lies on the ground to the left and one of the men clambers through barbed wire to the right.

History note

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

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WILLIAM ROBERTS. 18.

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Rosiéres Valley 1918

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Signallers laying a Wire

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