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WILLIAM ROBERTS:

Tommies Filling Their Water Bottles with Rain from a Shell Hole



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Tommies Filling Their Water Bottles with Rain from a Shell Hole

Tommies Filling Their Water Bottles with Rain from a Shell Hole, Aug. 1918
Ink, pencil, chalk and watercolour, 50.8 cm x 38.1 cm

PROVENANCE: Imperial War Museum (1169)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Royal Academy (2) 1919, Manchester 1920 ('A strange, mechanical, Wells-like conception, one might almost think of machines behaving like men' – catalogue description)




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