Menin Gate at midnight (Will Longstaff)



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Description Menin Gate at midnight (1927, oil-on-canvas, 137 cm x 270 cm) by Will Longstaff (1879-1953) depicts the Menin Gate memorial at Ypres following the unveiling ceremony in 1927.
Date 1927(1927)
This image is available from the Collection Database of the Australian War Memorial under the ID Number: ART09807

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Author Will Longstaff
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