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"Timber-hauling": P.14931-R(47)

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The Great War: Britain's Efforts and Ideals


Printmaker: Rothenstein, William
Publisher: Ministry of Information
Draughtsman: Rothenstein, William (After)




A scene at the edge of a forest where men are felling trees with axes and binding faggots and rolling logs to a waiting cart seen in the background.


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.'

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Given by the Ministry of Information, 1919

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


20th century
Production date: AD 1917


Monochrome print, in red-brown ink only. Signed and dated at lower left: 'W.R. 1917'. Blindstamp of Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom (George V) as used by HM Government at lower right. The paper is watermarked: 'HOLBEIN'.

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Accession number: P.14931-R(47)
Primary reference Number: 239867
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Created: Thursday 9 January 2020 Updated: Thursday 28 April 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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