At Sea - Soldiers Playing Cards in a Bunk, November 1941

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 15746 23 b
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1941-11-01
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: paper
  • medium: charcoal
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 180 mm, Width 118 mm
Alternative names
  • object category: drawing
Creator
Category
art
Copyright Ronald Searle 1941, by kind permission of the artist and The Sayle Literary Agency

© Ronald Searle 1941, by kind permission of the artist and The Sayle Literary Agency

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Object description

image: Three soldiers playing cards, one standing, the other two sitting in a ship's bunk.

Label

"On 29 October 1941 the 53rd Brigade (18th Division) embarked on the Polish troop carrier 'Sobieski' at Gourock in Scotland, to sail for an unknown destination (Egypt). It arrived at Halifax, Nova Scotia, on 8 November." From 'To the Kwai - a

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signed & dated

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