Trench art

Trench Art is the description given to objects made or decorated by soldiers and others involved in World War I and kept as souvenirs or household ornaments by themselves and their relatives. These include items such as:

  • Painted or decorated artillery shell cases
  • Crucifixes
  • Jewellery and talismans
  • Carvings
  • Model tanks and aeroplanes

See also: Visual arts and design

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