Object details

Category
Art
Related period
1945-1989 (production), Second World War (content)
Creator
Selway, Donald
Production date
1975
Materials

Support: canvas

medium: oil

Dimensions

Support: Height 596 mm, Width 901 mm

Frame: Depth 40 mm, Height 750 mm, Width 1060 mm

Catalogue number
Art.IWM ART LD 7207

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