ID numberART19796.002
Collection typeArt
Title[Memorial cross to those who fell at Villers-Bretonneux]; verso: [Mending wire]
MeasurementSheet: 25.2 x 36.8 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerLongstaff, Will
Place madeFrance: Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area, Villers-Bretonneux Area, Villers-Bretonneux
Date made1918
Physical descriptionpencil on paper
CopyrightCopyright expired - public domain
DescriptionA sketch of a memorial cross erected 'In memory of the officers, NCOs & Men who fell in action hereabouts in a night-attack resulting in the recapture of Villers Bretonneux 24th & 25th April 1918 RIP'. On the verso three small sketches of men mending communication wires. From the artist's sketchbook covering the campaign on the Western Front during July - November 1918.