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ID number ART03337
Title Canteen: some story: army canteen behind the lines in France
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Power, H Septimus (Artist)
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1921
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement overall: 132 x 137 cm


A group of soldiers sitting in an army canteen listening to a story told by a soldier just returned from leave in England, referred to as 'Blighty'. The central figure telling the story is in full uniform, wearing his tin helmet with his rifle slung over his left shoulder.