Online Collection

The Online Collection showcases a selection of our objects for you to discover and explore. This resource will grow as the Museum's Collection is catalogued and computerised, and as new acquisitions are added.

« New search

« Prev - 1 of 1 results - Next »

'Ypres, Dec 1915 - Battn H.Q. Hill 60. Practically every unit had a Decca gramaphone'

Pen and ink and watercolour by Lieutenant Richard Barrett Talbot Kelly MBE, MC, RI (1896-1971), Royal Field Artillery, 1915.

Dugouts were protective holes dug into the sides of trenches. Some were used as mess rooms to eat in or for sleeping in. Although they were often cramped and dirty, officers and men tried to make them as comfortable as possible by adding features like bunk beds, tables, shelves and lamps.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1994-12-22-1


Not NAM Copyright, Artist's Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL