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65949: Periscope, early in 1916

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posted on 2024-05-02, 12:52 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Drawing in pencil by David Jones inscribed '(periscope) / early in 1916 / place uncertain'. Initialled DJ. A soldier kneels on the fire-step of the trench to use the periscope, a spade and a rum jug are on the floor of the trench. Another soldier stands nearby wearing a helmet.

History

Identifier

6391.JPG | DJRWF06.JPG

Subject

Fighting Men | Trench | Western Front

Creator

Jones, David (1895-1974)

Date

January - March 1916

Date Created

01/01/1916

Temporal Date

31/03/1916

Spatial

Unknown

Source

Folio

Medium

Paper

Format

Pencil

Type

Drawing

Contributor

Alisa Miller and Alun Edwards

Rights

The Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum / The David Jones Literary Estate

Collection ID

David Jones Papers RWF 3998b.2

Repository Name

The Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum

Repository Address

The Castle, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 2AY, UK

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive