Historical information

Will Longstaff painted the original oil on canvas in Greater London -United Kingdom in 1927. The Menin Gate commemorates soldiers with no marked graves killed on the Western Front during the 1st World War. It is a dedication to the 350,000 men of the British Empire Forces who died on battle grounds around Ypres in Belgium. It contains the names of 55,000 men with no known grave.

Significance

Significant memorial to brave men..

Physical description

Wooden framed print of the Menin Gate at Ypres in Belgium'

Inscriptions & markings

Inscribed brass plaque "MENIN GATE AT MIDNIGHT" by Will Longstaff.