Grubbing and Burning a Hedge

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Gang of men at work. A man at left centre foreground wearing dark clothes, bent over to right and holding a pickaxe. The man at right centre foreground wearing a light-coloured jacket and knee-high boots. A house in the background on horizon. Bare trees in the landscape.

Manchester Art Gallery



Grubbing and Burning a Hedge




watercolour, pencil & ink on paper


H 31.8 x W 48.6 cm

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Acquisition method

gift from HM Government War Artists' Advisory Committee, 1947

Work type


Signature/marks description

s(blc): T Hennell / 1942


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