Coventry Cathedral: November 1940

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART LD 709
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1940-11-01
Subject period
Materials
  • Frame: wood
  • Support: paper
  • Back Board: hardboard
  • Glazing: perspex
  • medium: Pencil
  • medium: wash
  • medium: conté crayon
Dimensions
  • Frame: Depth 33 mm, Height 610 mm, Width 602 mm
  • Support: Height 380 mm, Width 396 mm
  • Mount: Height 564 mm, Width 567 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: drawing
Creator
Category
art
IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS

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Object description

Image: a view of the heavily bomb damaged Coventry cathedral. The foreground is littered with bricks, metal girders and rubble, the walls and spires largely intact in the background.

Physical description

Framed and mounted drawing.

History note

War Artists Advisory Committee commission

Inscription

R.Schwabe

Inscription

Coventry Nov.1940

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