Lewis Gun in action

Accession Number ART02901
Collection type Art
Measurement framed: 40 x 50 cm; unframed: 30.4 x 40.6 cm; sight: 29.4 x 39.7 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on artist board
Maker Leist, Fred
Place made France
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Depicts two soldiers in chalky trench firing a Lewis gun, one wearing tin (protective) helmet, other wearing slouch hat, water bottle and haversack on ground of trench nearby.