LevelItem
Ref NoST/8/3
Alt Ref NoT046
TitleInk Drawing: German Soldiers in a Trench Watching Their Trousers Being Electrified
Datec1916-1917
Extent1 mounted ink drawing
Name of CreatorShepard; E H
DescriptionOne ink drawing on card depicting several astonished German soldiers in a trench during the First World War watching their electrified breeches leaping into the air.
Caption reads: 'Probable effect on the enemy's new electric breeches, of a Wolffs wireless bulletin'
LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionSome creasing and two small tears on top edge. Corners dented.
Adhesive tape attaching mount to backing board is becoming detached
Publication NoteCampbell, J. (2015) 'Shepard's War - E. H. Shepard - The Man Who Drew Winnie-the-Pooh' (London) Page 46.
FormatArtwork
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.
Persons
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/11157Shepard; Ernest Howard (1879-1976); Illustrator1879-1976
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