RAP, Villers Bretonneux

Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area, Villers-Bretonneux Area, Villers-Bretonneux
Accession Number ART03605.052.001
Collection type Art
Measurement backing sheet: 28.8 x 45.5 cm; image: 19.7 x 32.8 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description watercolour and pencil on paper
Date made c. 1917-1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright


Depicts a Regimental Aid Post, Villers Bretonneux, constructed within a trench. The back of a soldier can be seen carrying the end of a stretcher, disappearing into an opening in the side of the trench. Another soldier sits up against the trench wall, while a third appears from around the bend. all are depicted wearing tin helmets.