An AA Site (Rockets)

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  • Art.IWM ART LD 2653
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Art and Popular Design
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  • Support: paper
  • medium: Watercolour
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  • Support: Height 577 mm, Width 771 mm
  • Mount: Height 748 mm, Width 934 mm
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  • object category: drawing
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image: a view through a corrugated iron arch, looking out on an anti-aircraft battery at night. In the centre of the site two men stand on the roof of a hut next to an aerial, keeping watch. They are surrounded by anti aircraft guns pointing up at the sky. The scene is silhouetted against a smokey night sky, lit by searchlights.

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