British WW1 Mk IV Tank

BRITISH WW1 MK IV FEMALE TANK –

T-shirt Design - British MkIV Tank - WW1

Pen & ink illustration of a British WW1 Mk IV female tank, based on the tank now on display in Ashford, Kent.

The Ashford tank appears to have been a training tank – indicated by the three digit number on the side – and was probably used either for driving and maintenance at Bovington, or for gunnery training at Lulworth. She arrived in Ashford by train on the 1st August 1919 as a gift to the town in recognition of the town’s efforts in raising cash for war bonds. As a training tank she would never have found herself in the surroundings in which I have drawn her, but it’s nice to show her in an appropriate setting.

The framed original picture, as well as limited edition individually signed and numbered off-set litho prints, can be purchased from my online shop.

Or feel free to contact me if you’d like to discuss commissioning a picture of a particular type of tank (any era) or any other military vehicle that you’ve a bit of a soft spot for.

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