Bradford on avon
Painting / watercolour
19th century, late / 1900s / 1910s / 1920s / 1930s / 1940s / 1914-18
fine art / transport
Painting, watercolour, 'Canal Bridge', Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, painted by William Herbert Allen, of Farnham, Surrey, 1880s-1940s.
This is a scene from the First World War, 1914-1918. The barge with Red Cross insignia would carry wounded servicemen along the canal between hospitals. Here it is seen moored near a bridge along the top of which several people are walking.
Object number: HMCMS:ACM1942.197
Farnham, Surrey, England, Surrey, Farnham (?)
artist: W H AllenW H Allen
Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England, Wiltshire, Bradford-on-Avon