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First World War: two soldiers, one badly wounded, being comforted on the battlefield by a vision of Christ. Colour halftone after G. Hillyard Swinstead, 1915.

  • Swinstead, George Hillyard, 1860-1926.
Date
1915
Reference
24575i
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Publication/Creation

London (24-26, Basinghall St.) : F. R. Britton & Co. (England : Gravure, A. Delarue)

Physical description

1 print : halftone, printed in colour ; image 48.3 x 33.6 cm

Lettering

The white comrade. "Lo, I am with you alway." copyright 1915. painted by G. Hillyard Swinstead, R.I. ...

Terms of use

Copyright registered in U.S.A.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 24575i

References note

Peter Harrington, '"The great sacrifice": from war souvenir to inspirational icon', Print quarterly, June 2010, 27: 148-157 (pp. 153, 155)

Lettering note

Lettering on mount includes a religious verse by V.H.S., 1915

Notes

Print bears artist's signature

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  • English


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