Ref NoST/5/2/4
Alt Ref NoT.1.004
TitleInk Drawing: British Soldiers Sheltering in Dugout
Date13 December 1916
Extent1 mounted ink drawing
Name of CreatorShepard; E H
DescriptionOne ink drawing on card depicting 8 British soldiers sheltering in a dugout, including one individual lounging at the bottom whilst smoking a pipe. The moon in the sky is visible at the top.
Published in 'Punch' magazine on 13 Dec 1916.
Caption reads: 'Philosopher (in comparative safety at bottom of dugout, and taking no cognisance of those who are more exposed). "What I sez is that this 'ere reckless expenditure of ammunition is what's goin' to finish the 'Un"'
Publication NoteCampbell, J. (2015) 'Shepard's War - E. H. Shepard - The Man Who Drew Winnie-the-Pooh' (London) Page 83.
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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