ID number ART03605.048.001
Title An anti-tank gun
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Benson, George
Date made c. 1917-1918
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement backing sheet: 28.8 x 45.5 cm; image: 20.5 x 32.8 cm

Description

Sketch of an anti-tank gun. Benson sketch depicts "A six pdr Hotchkiss salvaged from a British Tank mounted on a [illeg.] sleeper and French farm waggon[sic] wheel, so that it could be hooked on to a timber waggon[sic] and travelled - mountings designed and manufactured by the 7 & 8th French Mortar Batteries."