02 Works, The Art of War, Eric Kennington’s Bantam Hercules and Raider with a Cosh, with footnotes

Henry Zaidan
Apr 8, 2024
Eric Kennington 1888–1960
A Bantam Hercules, c. 1917

Charcoal on paper
762 × 483 mm

At the beginning of the first world war, army recruits under 5 feet 2 inches tall were rejected. But ‘in the factory districts of Lancashire and Cheshire, the average stature was lower’…

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