ART02901

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ID number ART02901
Title Lewis Gun in action
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Leist, Fred (Artist)
Place made France
Date made 1917
Medium oil on artist board
Measurement framed: 40 x 50 cm; unframed: 30.4 x 40.6 cm; sight: 29.4 x 39.7 cm

Description

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.