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Edward Ardizzone Shelter Group with Sleeping Child 1940 (watercolour on paper).  From "Art from the Second World War."

The Persephone Post: Edward Ardizzone, Shelter Group with Sleeping Child, 1940

Edward Ardizzone  -  Shelter Scene  - 1940

Shelter Scene (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940 image: A view inside a shelter with two rows of sleeping civilians sitting on benches.

Shelter Scene  (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940  image: A view inside a shelter with two rows of sleeping civilians sitting on benches.

Shelter Scene (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940 image: A view inside a shelter with two rows of sleeping civilians sitting on benches.

Examining the Fuze of a Bomb  (art) Made by: Ardizzone, Edward Jeffrey Irving 1940  image: Two soldiers examine a bomb in a crater. Two other soldiers watch them from above, one is holding the winch line steady.

Edward Ardizzone - Examining the Fuse of a Bomb - Ardizzone's delicate style seems just right for such a scene, which is a long way from his better known work as a much loved illustrator of childrens' books.

Edward Ardizzone  -  Examining the Fuse of a Bomb  -  1940, Ardizzone's delicate style seems just right for such a scene, which is a long way from his better known work as a much loved illustrator of childrens' books.

Edward Ardizzone - Examining the Fuse of a Bomb - Ardizzone's delicate style seems just right for such a scene, which is a long way from his better known work as a much loved illustrator of childrens' books.

Edward Ardizzone Shelter scene 1940s.

Above Photo: Bombed Out, by Edward Ardizzone. I called my Liverpool, Punk & New Wave memoir “Bombed Out” for two main reasons.