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"Into the Trenches": P.14926-R(16)

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

"Into the Trenches"
The Great War: Britain's Efforts and Ideals

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Kennington, Eric Henri
Publisher: Ministry of Information
Draughtsman: Kennington, Eric Henri (After)

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Description

A soldier is seen at close-quarters in the gloom of a trench, stooping slightly as he walks along the duckboards, water lying in a pool to the left which is represented by a strip of the white sheet left unprinted.

Notes

History note: From the printed Annual Report, 1919: 'A collection of sixty-six large lithographic prints by Muirhead Bone, Eric Kennington, George Clausen, R.A., Frank Brangwyn, A.R.A., C.R.W. Nevinson, William Rothenstein, Charles Pears, Claude Shepperson, A.S. Hartrick, and other artists, illustrating The Great War: Britain's Efforts and Ideals, have been received from the Ministry of Information, under whose auspices these splendid lithographs were made.'

Legal notes

Given by the Ministry of Information, 1919

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1919) by Ministry of Information

Dating

20th Century
Production date: AD 1917

Note

Monochrome print, in black ink only. Blindstamp of Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom (George V) as used by HM Government at lower left.

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Lithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14926-R(16)
Primary reference Number: 239831
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 9 January 2020 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) ""Into the Trenches"" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/239831 Accessed: 2024-07-15 17:53:24

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