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Bawden trained as a printmaker, graphic designer and illustrator at the Royal College of Art. These watercolours were made during the Second World War, when Bawden served as an Official War Artist. He spent two years in the Middle East, when he wrote: ‘Work proceeds nicely under the double disadvantages of lack of dense shade and an oven heat, not the mention the infliction of flies... ‘

September 2004