Smithfield Market, rocket bomb

Accession Number ART26613
Collection type Art
Measurement Sheet: 27.6 x 37.8 cm; image: 24.4 cm x 33.8 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description watercolour, pen and ink on paper
Maker Moore, Alan
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 8 March 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


This drawing depicts the destruction of London's Smithfield Market, at the junction of Farringdon Road. A German V2 rocket has fallen on the area. Figures in the foreground carry out casualities. Buildings and a streetlight are broken and wrecked, while debris litters the scene.

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