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Making Ammunition Boxes

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Museum of Farnham

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This painting depicts men and women making ammunitions boxes at the old Crosby Doors factory, Farnham, in 1944.

The artist John Hutton was self-taught and is best known for his work as a glass engraver. He designed and engraved the West Window of Coventry Cathedral, the doors of Guildford Cathedral and figures from Shakespeare at the Shakespeare Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon. He also worked in Canada, New Zealand and the United States.

Museum of Farnham


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    oil on panel

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    90 x 181 cm

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Museum of Farnham

Willmer House, 38 West Street, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7DX England

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