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"Ready for Sea": P.14929-R(36)

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

"Ready for Sea"
The Great War: Britain's Efforts and Ideals

Maker(s)

Bone, David Muirhead (Printmaker)
Ministry of Information (Publisher)
After Bone, David Muirhead (Draughtsman)

Description

A warship, construction complete, is seen on the water at the dockside I the right foreground, the foot of a large crane on the left and with a distant view of sailors embarking from left to right across a footbridge at the centre.

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.14929-R(36)
Primary reference Number: 239854
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 9 January 2020 Updated: Thursday 28 April 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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