A Battery Shelled

Discussion in 'English Only' started by Blue Apple, May 17, 2018.

  1. Blue Apple Senior Member

    Persian(Iran)
    A Battery Shelled is the title of this painting by Percy Wyndham Lewis. Does this title mean "A battle field being bombarded"?
     
  2. Andygc

    Andygc Senior Member

    Devon
    British English
    No, it means a battery being bombarded by shells.
     
  3. velisarius

    velisarius Senior Member

    Greece
    British English (Sussex)
    Or "a battery that has been shelled".
     
  4. Andygc

    Andygc Senior Member

    Devon
    British English
    Good point. Difficult to tell from the picture.
     

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