'729 Days and an Early Breakfast', A National Service Demob countdown calendar, 1948 (c)
Colour pencil drawing on paper stained with tea by Robin Ollington, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment, based on calendars produced by the artist during his National Service (1948-1949).
The path represents the days of service leading to a house with a woman waving in the window. The drawing also includes the insignia of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment.
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National Army Museum, Soldier gallery