Object details

Category
Art
Related period
First World War (production), First World War (content)
Creator
McBey, James
Production date
1917-07-13
Materials

Frame: wood

Frame: glass

Frame: hardboard

Mount: board

medium: Watercolour

medium: ink

Dimensions

Frame: Depth 35 mm, Height 555 mm, Width 733 mm

Support: Height 311 mm, Width 495 mm

Catalogue number
Art.IWM ART 2937

Object associations

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