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Medical Officer Attending the Wounded

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This painting shows a medical officer treating a wounded soldier on the battlefield. The use of the Red Cross emblem on an armband ensures that those assisting the wounded can be easily identified and protected in conflict situations. The artist exhibited at the Royal Academy and was a member of The Royal Watercolour Society. He became a book illustrator and one of the highest paid and respected of all British poster artists.

British Red Cross Museum and Archives

London


Date

1914–1918

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 72.5 x W 47 cm

Accession number

69(85)/1

Acquisition method

transferred from the British Red Cross Training Department, 1989

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

Septimus Scott


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British Red Cross Museum and Archives

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