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The Wounded
The Wounded
The Wounded
The Wounded
The Wounded
The Wounded
The Wounded
The Wounded
The Wounded

Photo credit: British Red Cross Museum and Archives

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A gift from the Czechoslovak Red Cross to the British Red Cross in remembrance of its collaboration with the Czechoslovak Red Cross Society during the Second World War.

The sculpture depicts a young soldier impaled on barbed wire in an almost balletic pose.

British Red Cross Museum and Archives

London

Title

The Wounded

Date

1946

Medium

bronze

Measurements

H 49 x W 10 x D 16.5 cm;
Plinth: H 20 x W 14 x D 20.5 cm

Accession number

1663/3/1

Acquisition method

gift from the Czechoslovak Red Cross

Work type

Statue

Inscription description

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

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British Red Cross Museum and Archives

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