Friday 24 August 2007 by Janda Gooding. No comments.
News Exhibition, Gallipoli Mission, Janda's Blog about Gallipoli, Landscapes of war

Entrance to exhibition at Ian Potter Museum of Art, MelbourneEntrance to exhibition at Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne

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Looking towards Suvla April 2007Looking towards Suvla April 2007

Arbutus shrubArbutus shrub

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In late 2006 I was fortunate to receive a Gordon Darling Travel Grant to do field work at Gallipoli. The purpose of the grant is to examine the landscape of Gallipoli in relation to paintings and photographs of Gallipoli in the Memorial's collection. I joined the Memorial's Battlefield tour that left Australia 13 April. After 4 days in Istanbul we have arrived in Cannakale [Chanak] a small town on the Asiatic side of the Dardanelles that looks across the Narrows to the Gallipoli peninsula.

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Windamere, CobbittyWindamere, Cobbitty

Lenore Heath who works in the Photographs section at the Memorial has an interesting link to George Lambert. Lenore's grandparents, Ben and Alice Heath, owned the guesthouse 'Windamere' where Lambert died in May 1930.

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