Army Headquarters, Cassel
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|Title||Army Headquarters, Cassel|
|Maker||Benson, George (Artist)|
|Medium||watercolour on paper|
|Measurement||backing sheet: 28.8 x 45.5 cm; image: 13.5 x 31 cm|
Depicts the small town of Cassel in northern France; southeast of Dunkurque. Cassel is a hilltop village that was much fought over during the First World War because of its position and observation opportunities of the high ground. It served the British Army Headquarters, which oversaw the northern end of the Western Front.