McFarlane, Francis Ledingham, 1888-1948 :"Heaven" (in Mesopotamia) / F L McF /16; [and] Evening at Mudelil, Meso /16 [1916]

Date
1916
Ref
E-291-q-010
Description

The upper image shows a humorous pencil sketch of a naked man covered by a towel over his abdomen, lying on a bed of ice, with an electric fan directed on to him, a shower raining down from the ceiling, a champagne bucket on the tale beside him, and a very long cigar holder (the length of the bed, propped up so that the mouthpiece is in his mouth and the cigar is above his feet. This is another version of the sketch at E-288-q-004 - "How to keep cool in Mesopotamia".

The lower image is a watercolour showing a single-masted sailboat alongside the bank in the foreground, against a pale red sky around sunset.

Quantity: 1 drawing(s). 1 watercolour(s).

Physical Description: Pencil sketch and watercolour, both mounted on album page 336 x 238 mm.

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Part of
McFarlane, Francis Ledingham, 1888-1948 :[Sketches from war service in India and the Middle East, 1919-1918] / F L McFarlane / McFarlane, Francis Ledingham, 1888-1948 :[Sketches and cuttings in the Middle East. 1916-1919]
Format
1 drawing(s), 1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolours, Pencil works, Sketches, Humorous pictures, Pencil sketch and watercolour, both mounted on album page 336 x 238 mm., Orientation: Vertical image
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