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"In Hospital in England"

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  • The Great War: Britain's Efforts and Ideals. Tending the Wounded. In Hospital in England. Shepperson, Claude Allin (British, 1867-1921). Ministry of Information. A scene inside a military hospital ward, beds and patients to the left, soldiers carrying a wounded soldier on a stretcher to the right, more beds being erected by orderlies in the background. The scene is dominated by a large statue of Florence Nightingale in the background to the left. Contained along with 6 lithographs inside a large portfolio (approx. 20"x27") of brown paper. A sheet with a central, red-printed rectangular box containing the stamp of the Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom (George V) as used by HM Government followed by the title, 'THE GREAT WAR: / BRITAIN'S EFFORTS / AND IDEALS / shown in a series of lithographic prints' / "Tending the Wounded" / Six subjects by / CLAUDE SHEPPERSON / A.R.W.S. / 48. "Advanced Dressing Station in France" ... 54. "Convalescence in England". The capital 'A' printed at lower left is the insignia of the printers of the series, The Avenue Press. This is also seen on the label affixed to the mounts. The central box of the title page is pasted onto the front flap of the portfolio. Ministry of Information. Portfolio of 6 prints. Lithography, 1917.
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