Sketchbook (inscribed inside front cover "1941/2" "Scotland")

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  • Reference
      GB 70 TGA 8224/14
  • Dates of Creation
  • Physical Description
      1 piece

Scope and Content

Page 1 Bull dressed as an officer watering a plant pot from which a skeleton is growing, page 2 Two bull officers riding horseback on two weary soldiers, page 3 Two studies of bulls in military scenes, one showing bulls emerging from a funnel inscribed "Blanco", page 4 Finished version of the "Blanco" drawing on page 3, inscribed "Our Time March 1942", page 5 Three soldiers digging, page 6 Two large bull oficers riding horseback on tired soldiers as on page 2, page 7 Five bulls in an Officers' Mess, page 8 Portrait profile of a man, seen from behind, page 9 Bull officers about to conduct medical examination of soldiers, page 10 Two portrait studies of a man, one unfinished, page 11 Bull Officer watering a skeleton growing out of a plant pot, as on page 1, page 12 Soldiers unloading a lorry, page 13 Portrait profile of a man with a big nose, page 14 Head and shoulders of a man with glasses, page 15 Military personnel around a table, page 16 Soldier struggling through mud and ruins with a bull officer, page 17 Bull Medical Officer examining a soldier, page 18 Bull as Medical Officer with two bull soldiers holding a bleeding torso, page 19 Head and shoulders of a young man, page 20 Caricature profile of soldier and two smaller studies of this soldier, page 21 Bull Officers in an office, page 22 Bull Officer sitting in ruins typing papers which grow wings and fly away, page 23 Portrait profile of a man wearing glasses, page 24 Standing soldier with one hand on his waist, drawn from behind, page 25 Bull officers in a building (Head Quarters?), page 26 Signs for fire precautions, page 27 Outline of two seated figures, page 28 Vaulted building being used as a store, page 29 Unfinished sketch of a seated figure, page 30 Hilly landscape and house among trees, page 31 Army lorry, page 32 Bulls dressed as an officer and chaplain ramming a cross down the throat of a seated soldier, page 33 Three outlines of bulls' heads, page 34 Soldiers being greeted by women in a room with "Welcome to Peebles" on the walls, page 35 Four studies, two of soldiers, two of civilians, page 36 Women and soldiers in the foyer of a cinema or theatre, page 37 Study of a man wearing a beret and study of a pick-up truck, page 38 Unfinished outline of standing soldier, page 39 Five studies, a nude woman, two heads, man carrying unidentified objects and a soldier and a man carrying a box between them, page 40 Soldiers in the mess, page 41 Two studies of a man and one of a landscape, page 42 Head and shoulders of a man lying in bed, page 43 Standing soldier wearing a rain cape, pages 44-54 Blank, Inside back cover, list of some of the bones in the human body.