Object details

Related period
1990 to the present day (production), Second World War (content)
Minott, Paul (Undefined)
Paul Minott (printer)
Production date
Place made
Great Britain

Support: paper

medium: lithograph


Support: Height 148 mm, Width 104 mm

Catalogue number
Art.IWM ART 17150 22
Part of
D: Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, Sword

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