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Creator:
William Lee Hankey, 1869–1952, British
Title:

British General Headquarters at Montreuil

Date:
1917
Medium:
Etching and drypoint prints on thick, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/2 x 17 7/16 inches (34.3 x 44.3 cm), Plate: 9 1/4 x 11 5/8 inches (23.5 x 29.6 cm), and Image: 9 1/4 x 11 5/8 inches (23.5 x 29.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "General Headquarters - Montreuil-1917"; on back, upper right: "7 (circled)"; center: "244-1 (crossed out) | 6887"

Lettered, lower left inside image: "W | LH"

Signed in graphite, lower center: "W Lee-Hankey - inv et del"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, The G. Allen Smith Collection, transfer from the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
© Estate Of The Artist
Accession Number:
B1994.4.327
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armed forces | army | building | clouds | fall | gray (color) | headquarters, corporate | lake | landscape | path | river | tower (building division) | trees | winter | World War, 1914-1918
Associated Places:
Europe | France | Montreuil | Nord-Pas-de-Calais | Pas-de-Calais
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38004
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