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A Shell Forge at a National Projectile Factory, Hackney Marshes, London, 1918

Anna Airy

Imperial War Museums

Imperial War Museums

The interior view of a shell forge showing the glowing hot shell cases emerging from the furnaces on the left of the composition. Munitions workers man the furnaces on the left; in the foreground is the back of a worker leaning over a glowing hot shell case. Sunlight streams in though the windowless wall on the right of the forge.

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  • Title: A Shell Forge at a National Projectile Factory, Hackney Marshes, London, 1918
  • Creator: Anna Airy
  • Location: Hackney Marshes, London
  • Provenance: © IWM (Art.IWM ART 4032), Ministry of Information commission. Commission administration transferred to Imperial War Museum.
  • External Link: Imperial War Museums
  • Medium: Oil

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