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The Control Room, Civil Defence Headquarters
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The Control Room, Civil Defence Headquarters, 1942
(also dated 1941 'finished in or by April 1941' Tate Gallery 1965 catalogue)
Oil on canvas, 60 cm x 69 cm
PROVENANCE: Imperial War Museum (LD922), commissioned by the War Artists Advisory Committee, 1941 > Salford Art Gallery (1947)
EXHIBITION HISTORY: Tate Gallery 1965, CEMA tour 1944, Newcastle 2004
For a discussion of this painting by Tom Lubbock, click here.
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