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Second World War (production)
Agar, Eileen (Artist)
Production date

whole: board

whole: gouache


Frame: Depth 70 mm, Height 436 mm, Width 603 mm

Support: Height 340 mm, Width 500 mm

Catalogue number
Art.IWM ART 17748

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