Canada and the First World War

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The Taking of Vimy Ridge, Easter Monday 1917
Richard Jack was the first Canadian official war artist, appointed in 1916. In this painting, he depicts the crew of an 18-pounder field gun firing at German positions on Vimy Ridge. To the left, wounded soldiers move past the gun towards the rear.

The Taking of Vimy Ridge, Easter Monday 1917
Painted by Richard Jack
Beaverbrook Collection of War Art
CWM 19710261-0160