trench art

Wood & Stone - Stone Carving

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Where parts of the front passed through chalk, here you absolutely get ‘trench art’ – chalk is easy and silent to carve so can be done while sitting in a trench.  The image here shows the levels that such artwork got to, carved into the side of a trench ay Aveluy by French soldiers.  On the right are items carved by a soldier in the Leicester Yeomanry while he was at Hulluch, near Loos. 

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