Ref NoST/5/1/5
Alt Ref NoT048
TitleInk Drawing: Enemy Soldiers Using Overweight Allies as Springboards
Date4 November 1914
Extent1 drawing
Name of CreatorShepard; E H
DescriptionOne ink drawing on board depicting enemy soldiers using overweight members of their home guard (Landsturm) as springboards to cross Belgium waterways.
Published in 'Punch' magazine on 4 Nov 1914.
Caption reads: 'Facts from the Front - Tactical use, by the enemy, of the more resilient units of the Landsturm for negotiating Belgium dykes'.
Physical DescriptionPin holes in top corners.
Publication NoteCampbell, J. (2015) 'Shepard's War - E. H. Shepard - The Man Who Drew Winnie-the-Pooh' (London) Page 47.
ExhibitionsKunstenaar in oorlogstijd. E.H. Shepard, tekenaar van Winnie-the-Pooh (Artist in wartime. E.H. Shepard, draughtsman of Winnie -the-Pooh) exhibition at Museum Huis Doorn in the Netherlands, August to December 2017.
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/11157Shepard; Ernest Howard (1879-1976); Illustrator1879-1976
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