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The sculpture depicts a young soldier impaled on barbed wire in an almost balletic pose.
H 49 x W 10 x D 16.5 cm;
Plinth: H 20 x W 14 x D 20.5 cm
gift from the Czechoslovak Red Cross
on plaque on the front of the plinth: TO THE BRITISH RED CROSS SOCIETY / IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE FRATERNAL / COLLABORATION WITH THE CZECHOSLOVAK / RED CROSS SOCIETY DURING THE WORLD WAR / HANA BENESOVA / PRAHA - NOVEMBER 1946