ID number ART19796.004
Title Unloading shell cases, Glisy Dump; verso:[Dugouts near Villers Bretonneux]
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Longstaff, Will (Artist)
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area, Glisy
Date made 1918
Medium pencil and watercolour wash; pencil, carbon pencil and watercolour
Measurement Sheet: 25.2 x 36.8 cm


A sketch showing men unloading shell cases from waggons at the Glisy Dump. Verso: the left hand panel of a panorama sketch for 'Dugouts near Villers-Bretonneux'. This shows some dugouts set in the side of earth works, and a barbed wire fence crosses the landscape. From the artist's sketchbook covering the campaign on the Western Front during July - November 1918.