About this object

  • Maker:

    The Singh Twins

  • ID:

    2010.6

  • Production date:

    2009

  • Location:

    On Display: Museum of London: Expanding City

  • EnTWINed was commissioned by the Museum of London in December 2008. The idea for the commission came about in 2004, when the Museum bought two paintings by Henry Nelson O’Neil, Eastward Ho! and Home Again. These canvases, painted in 1857 and 1858, show British soldiers embarking for the First Indian War of Independence and then disembarking after completing their tour of duty. Rather than indulging in flag-waving heroics, they concentrate very effectively on the domestic impact of war. However, understandably, any sense of what the wider issues of the war and its ramifications were is missing.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 539 mm; W 674 mm (image), H 760 mm; W 837 mm (support), H 770 mm; W 890 mm (mount), H 840 mm; W 965 mm; D 55 mm (frame)

  • Materials

    gouache; coloured pencil; gold dust; card

  • Last Updated

    2017-07-27

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    The Singh Twins

  • Related Event

    Indian Mutiny 1857-1858 (related)

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