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Title

Building ships: a shipyard, from the portfolio The Great War: Britain's efforts and ideals

1917


Artist

Sir Muirhead Bone

Scotland

23 Mar 1876 - 21 Oct 1953


About

'The Great War: Britain's efforts and ideals' a portfolio of 66 prints commissioned by the British government in 1917 as propaganda with the aim of strengthening morale and developing public support from a war-weary general public at home and throughout the allied nations.


Details


Date

1917


Media category

Print


Materials used

lithograph


Dimensions

51.4 x 38.6 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r. sheet, pencil "Muirhead Bone". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1938


Location

Not on display


Accession number

6746.1


Artist information

Sir Muirhead Bone

Works in the collection

25