THE CON­QUERORS BY ERIC HENRI KENNINGTON (1920) OIL ON CAN­VAS

The Globe and Mail (BC Edition) - - OPINION -

Cana­di­ans of the 16th Bat­tal­ion march over a de­stroyed bat­tle­field and the re­mains of their fallen com­pan­ions on the west­ern front. Orig­i­nally ti­tled The Vic­tims, in keep­ing with the ghost-like pro­ces­sion it de­picted, Kennington re­named the work af­ter ob­jec­tions from the bat­tal­ion’s com­mand­ing of­fi­cer, Lieu­tenant-Colonel Cy Peck.

BEAVER­BROOK COL­LEC­TION OF WAR ART, CANA­DIAN WAR MU­SEUM

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