In a YMCA Hut

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 1126
Department
Art and Popular Design
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: chalk
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  • Support: Height 234 mm, Width 368 mm
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  • object category: drawing
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art

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Object description

image: an interior view of a large open room in a YMCA hut filled with military personnel. In the left foreground a few soldiers, newly arrived, stand with their kit. Across the rest of the foreground, soldiers sit and stand chatting, with most of them British soldiers but also a few Americans and Canadians. Two of the men wear blue convalescent uniforms, one standing with his arm in a sling. Further back a few men stand at a bar or food counter, whilst other men gather around what appears to be a billiard table.

History note

Ministry of Information Commission, Scheme 2

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Rushbury.

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