Ref NoD5063/3/4
TitleWatercolour by John Chaplin of three soldiers [including Edgar Osborne] on field service `Drumming up'
Date1918
CreatorEdgar Osborne (1890-1978), county librarian of Derbyshire
DescriptionFront shows two soldiers in a tent, with a third blowing on a small fire to heat two small cans. Beside him is a packet of cocoa and a packet labelled 'iron ration sugar'.
Endorsed: 'This is supposed to depict me "Drumming Up". This expression is [...] boiling water for [...]. The sketch has been previously glued onto dark paper, probably in an album, and part of the endorsement is obscured by remnants of the paper. Available on CD, CD337.
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TermFirst World War (1914-1918)
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