Shot at Dawn

Shot at Dawn

Artist: John Long

$1,100.00

32 x 31" / Acrylic on wood panelHow are industrialization and war linked? The young man in this painting, Private Herbert Burden, lied about his age in order to enlist in the British army and fight in World War I. He was later convicted of desertion and shot at dawn. He was 17 years old.

Collections: Industrial

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