The label on back of the painting states: 'Part of Hereford Art School was used for cleaning rifles after the Dunkirk incident, and Sam was one of the soldiers detailed for this work. He left these boots behind him; they had previously been hundreds of miles through Belgium and returned home via Dunkirk'.
Where to see this painting?
Rushcliffe Borough Council
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