The series was executed fairly early in Ravilious's career as a War Artist.

The juxtaposition of the crew, confined and reliant on machinery (a long standing fascination), gave rise to this important series. The artist worked with submarines at HMS Dolphin.

Provenance

By descent to artist's daughter.


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