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Cliff Rowe:
Air Raid Warden assisting evacuation of bomb damaged house, circa 1941

Framed (ref: 5100)

Lithograph, 11 1/4 x 15 3/8 in. (28.5 x 39 cm.)


Tags: men work



Provenance: Private collection London


Literature: WW2 - War Pictures by British Artists, Edited by Sacha Llewellyn & Paul Liss, July 2016, cat 23, page 60-61.


Rowe was a politically active artist – in the early 1930s he made designs for Communist Party publications and spent eighteen months traveling and working in the Soviet Union. In 1934 he helped establish the Artists’ International Association whose work included helping refugees from Hitler’s Germany and providing medical aid to the British International Brigade during the Spanish Civil War. 


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