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Navy Allotments WWI

During wartime huge numbers of soldiers and sailors must be fed. Behind the lines soldiers planted vast fields of vegetable crops. Here we see the allotments made beside the harbour of the Grand Fleet, with Petty Officers at work.

Ref: 2013.009.1

Artist

The Illustrated War News

Materials

Paper and ink

Theme

Ephemera

Year

1917

Collection No:

2013.009.1