Meeting of the Officers of the Directorate of Camouflage (Naval Section) in the Art Gallery, Leamington Spa, 1941

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  • Art.IWM ART 16515 9
Art and Popular Design
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  • Support: card
  • Mount: board
  • medium: ink
  • Support: Height 89 mm, Width 141 mm
  • Window Mount: Depth 4 mm, Height 221 mm, Width 260 mm
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  • object category: drawing

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Object description

Image: A rough sketch of a talk. A uniformed man stands before a group of figures seated in a semi circle before him. There is a blackboard on a stand to his left and windows behind. Image verso: There is a 2d postage stamp in red ink, and the word 'Postcard' in printer's lettering. Turned vertically there is a head and shoulder portrait of a man wearing glasses. There is a list of cloours written to the left side of this figure reading operational red, transport blue, catering blue, women off white on khaki'. Turned upside down there is a sketch of a moustached man wearing glasses, seen in profile. The name 'Robin Darwin' is written below.

Physical description

Postcard, with black ink drawings on both sides. The postage stamp and word 'Post Card' (separated by a crowned coat of arms) are in red printing ink. Window Mounted for loan.


operational red. transport blue. catering ". women off. white on black [&] Robin Darwin

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