Admiral of the Fleet Lord Cunningham of Hyndhope, KT, GCB, DSO presenting the White Ensign worn by "HMS Warspite", Edinburgh 1945

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Catalogue number
  • Art.IWM ART LD 5472
Production date
1945-09-27
Subject period
Materials
  • medium: Watercolour
  • medium: chalk
  • support: paper
Dimensions
  • Support: Height 507 mm
  • Support: Width 373 mm
Alternative Names
  • object category: drawing
Creator
Category
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Object description

image: View from an elevated position of the presentation of a white ensign at the alter of St Giles' Cathedral, with an honour guard of sailors.

Label

extended caption: Admiral of the Fleet Lord Cunningham of Hyndhope, KT, GCB, DSO presenting the White Ensign worn by 'HMS Warspite' (his flagship at the Battle of Cape Matapan on 28th March 1941), to the Dean of the Thistle at St Gile's Cathedral, Edinburgh, on 27th September, 1945

History note

War Artists Advisory Committee commission

Inscription

Stephen Bone 27th Sept 1945 St. Giles.