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© the artist. Photo credit: National Army Museum

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This image of two derelict houses in a late-Victorian or Edwardian terrace, decorated with the symbols of opposition, seeks to sum up the destruction of the community as a result of the sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland. The green, white and gold Easter lily symbolises the Republic of Ireland, while the red, white and blue of the Union Flag signifies the Unionist attachment to the idea of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

National Army Museum

London


Date

1973

Medium

oil on board

Measurements

H 122 x W 122 cm (E)

Accession number

NAM. 1989-08-28

Acquisition method

gift from the artist, 1989

Work type

Painting


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National Army Museum

Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, Greater London SW3 4HT England

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