First World War - War in the Air

Coventry Cathedral: November 1940

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Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART LD 709
Production date
1940-11-01
Subject period
Materials
  • medium: Pencil
  • medium: conté crayon
  • medium: wash
  • support: paper
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 380 mm
  • Support: Width 396 mm
  • Mount: Height 564 mm
  • Mount: Width 567 mm
  • Frame: Height 605 mm
  • frame: Width 600 mm
  • frame: Depth 30 mm
Alternative Names
  • object category: drawing
Creator
Category
art
IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS

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.

History note

War Artists Advisory Committee commission

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Coventry Nov.1940

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R.Schwabe

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