British Women's Internment Camp, Caserne Vauban, Besançon. December 1940 to May 1941

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  • Art.IWM ART 17230
Art and Popular Design
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: Watercolour
  • medium: Pencil
  • Support: Height 173 mm, Width 240 mm
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  • object category: drawing
Gift of the artist's estate, 2006

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image: a dormitory with beds running along the left side of the room and a metal stove foreground right. A woman wearing spectacles sits on the bed nearest the artist holding a piece of white cloth. On the next bed a long is a second woman wearing an apron and washing something in a large bowl on a stool in front of her. At the back of the room a third woman is brushing the floor around a set of bunk beds while a fourth woman writes at a long table on the right.


'Vashti M Vincent'


'British Women's Internment Camp, Caserne Vauban, Besançon. Dec 1940 to May 1941'

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