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"Threshing": P.14931-R(48)

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Current Location: In storage

Titles

"Threshing"
The Great War: Britain's Efforts and Ideals

Maker(s)

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

Description

A large haystack forms the backdrop to this scene in which men move hay from a cart into a threshing machine in the left foreground. Two horses waiting at the far right.

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

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Lithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14931-R(48)
Primary reference Number: 239868
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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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