Diggers bathing in the Somme

Accession Number ART03605.040.001
Collection type Art
Title Diggers bathing in the Somme
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 32.6 x 23 cm
Object types Drawing
Maker Benson, George
Date made c. 1917-1918
Copyright AWM Licensed copyright

Depicts naked diggers on the edge of a river about to bath. One sits to the rear of the group, still wearing his helmet as though keeping watch for signs of the enemy.