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Menin Road Ypres, 1917
Framed (ref: 5904)
Inscribed, 'Menin Road, Ypres, 1917
Charcoal and pencil on paper, 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (11.5 x 14 cm)


 


This drawing shows a number of disabled British tanks at the Battle of Ypres. 

The Menin Road was the subject of Paul Nash's iconic oil painting  completed in 1919.




Along with Christopher Nevinson, Nash made a special study of the experience of the Third Battle of Ypres.






William Hugh Duncan Arthur

2nd Lieutenant WILLIAM HUGH DUNCAN ARTHUR, 9th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment. Formerly served as 35602 Private in the Royal Army Medical Corps. "23rd Division Rest Camp"

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