The papers of General Sir Henry George Chauvel are one of the highlights of the Memorial's written collections. This collection contains numerous correspondence exchanged between “Harry” Chauvel and his family and also includes two spectacular, large leather bound, gold embossed, scrap books created by Lady Chauvel after the war. The volumes document Chauvel’s military engagements during the war and offer an insight into his actions and thoughts. They contain a selection of his letters, hand transcribed by his wife, as well as photographs, maps, field message notes and news cuttings.
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George Lambert: Gallipoli and Palestine Landscapes
Tuesday 7 November 2006 by Janda Gooding. 1 comments.
George Lambert: Gallipoli and Palestine Landscapes Exhibition
While he was travelling through Palestine, Lambert would get up early and work all day painting and sketching. This photo by Ossie Coulson was taken near Tiberias in early June 1919 during Lambert's second tour of Palestine. It is most likely that Lambert was painting the sketch Tiberias when the photo was taken.
Friday 3 November 2006 by Janda Gooding. 1 comments.
George Lambert: Gallipoli and Palestine Landscapes Gallipoli Mission
In January 1919 a small group led by Charles Bean left London to travel to Gallipoli. The Australian Historical Mission was comprised of war records section staff, photographers and officers who had served at Gallipoli in 1915. The primary tasks of the mission were to report on the state of the war graves at Gallipoli and for Bean to try and resolve many of the riddles of the 1915 campaign.
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George Lambert: Gallipoli and Palestine Landscapes Landscape
All of us live with landscape all the time. It surrounds us and is part of our lives. This section looks at some different aspects of art, landscape and how these two things can help shape our memories and our view of the world.