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Ralph Bruce
When Johnny Came Marching Home (Original)

When Johnny Came Marching Home (Original) by Ralph Bruce at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: BruceTommy (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Ralph Bruce (biography)
Medium: Gouache on Board
Size: 4" x 10" (110mm x 260mm)
Date: 1973

This is the original Gouache painting by Ralph Bruce.

Portrait of "Tommy Atkins" the stereotype of the British soldier of World War One. Used as an ideal to represent the problems faced by returning troops in the Look and Learn series "The Torn '20's". Many soldiers found it hard to get work, unemployment stood at 16% in 1921.

This is from part one published in issue 601, 21st July 1973.


Price:  165.00
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Ralph Bruce

Ralph Bruce