East meets west (First British convoy en route to Berlin)
ID numberART26247
Collection typeArt
TitleEast meets west (First British convoy en route to Berlin)
Measurementimage: 60 cm x 80 cm
Object typePainting
MakerColahan, Colin
Place madeGermany
Date made1945
Physical descriptionoil on canvas
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionAn extensive convoy of British military trucks and tanks stretches from the right hand corner to the horizon line at the centre left of the composition. As the military convoy is proceeding one way, a convoy of villagers evacuating proceeds in the opposite direction by horse and cart laden with belongings. A village containing a church steeple is visible in the distance and to the right of the composition.