The Somme Valley, near Corbie

Accession Number ART03605.050.003
Collection type Art
Measurement backing sheet: 28.8 x 45.5 cm; image: 24.6 x 32.4 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description watercolour and pencil on paper
Date made June 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright


Depicts the Somme Valley, the village of Corbie is visible in the middle distance and a small hut which is tucked behind the hillside above the village. Benson indicates that "[The] 12th Light Brigade Headquarters were in the small shooting box, June 1918".