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'The Harvest of Battle', a painting by CRW Nevinson in 1919
(Courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, Art 1921)
  Imperial War Museum ART 1921; 'The Harvest of Battle', painting by CRW Nevinson, 1919  

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Study this source carefully. It contains information that could be useful in your presentation on life in the trenches. As you study the source, ask yourself:

  • This painting does not show a particular scene from a particular battle. Is it still useful as a source for historians?
  • According to this painting, how has the battle affected the soldiers?
  • How has the battle affected the landscape?
  • Which aspects of trench warfare does this source provide information on?
  • How could this source be used in your final presentation?
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