ID number ART19796.002
Title [Memorial cross to those who fell at Villers-Bretonneux]; verso: [Mending wire]
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Longstaff, Will
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area, Villers-Bretonneux Area, Villers-Bretonneux
Date made 1918
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement Sheet: 25.2 x 36.8 cm

Description

A 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.