20 - 21 October 1999
"Saving the Guns"
An ink and wash drawing, 14in. by 9in. (35.5cm. by 25cm.), showing a scene of carnage and confusion as Officers and soldiers attempt to limber up the guns amid bursting shells and lethal small-arms fire from the invisible enemy, signed H.C. Seppings Wright, mounted and framed
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