Sketch from O.P. showing Hindenburg Line

Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Bapaume Cambrai Area, Bullecourt
Accession Number ART03605.036.001
Collection type Art
Measurement backing sheet: 28.8 x 45.5 cm; image: 20.5 x 91.6 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description pencil and ink on paper
Place made France
Date made 12 April 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright


This fold-out reconnaissance sketch showing the Hindenburg Line. Inscription below image reads: "Went up to O.P. on road between Ecoust. Made sketch of Bullecourt. The Hindenburg Line is visible for miles and looks a nasty proposition. Started snowing so had to finish hurriedly. Went back to Battery and inked sketch in. Located a gun flash from Riencourt and Ross got his guns on to it."