For King and Country

Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART 6513
Department
Art and Popular Design
Production date
1918
Subject period
Materials
  • Support: canvas
  • medium: oil
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 303 mm, Width 459 mm
  • Frame: Depth 63 mm, Height 503 mm, Width 657 mm
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  • object category: painting
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Category
art
Gift of Her Majesty the Queen, 1979

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Object description

image: The interior of a munitions factory with female workers making shells. Each is dressed in beige coloured overalls with a cloth bonnet on her head. On the right of the composition the women work alone at machinery; and on the left they stand at work benches in groups. In the centre of the composition a woman walks towards the viewer holding a shell in her hands.

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[signed]

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