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'A l'embarquement des troupes anglaise. artillerie'; 'sketch of the soldier of the R.F.A - Royal Field Artillery Marseille', 1914

Charcoal drawing by Paul Sarrut (1882-1969), 1914.

Sketch of British artillerymen awaiting embarkation and a portrait of a soldier of the Royal Field Artillery in Marseille.

Paul Sarrut served in the French Army during World War One (1914-1918) and was posted to the British Army as a Military Liaison Officer and interpreter for the French, Indian and British troops on the Western Front.

After the War, Sarrut had a selection of his drawings engraved and issued as a portfolio, 'British and Indian Troops in Northern France, 70 War Sketches, 1914-1915', published by H Delépine of Arras, France, in about 1919.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2000-10-21-1


Copyright: The Estate of Paul Sarrut


National Army Museum, Study Collection

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