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ART02437

Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial,
Creative Commons License This image is licensed under CC BY-NC

ID number ART02437
Title Attack by 4th Australian Infantry Brigade at Bloody Angle, Anzac May 1915
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Silas, Ellis
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 1920
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement overall: 76.4 x 63.6 cm

Description

Soldiers attacking up a ridge with considerable shellfire on top of the ridge. Other soldiers lying in a trench injured, with dead soldiers in the foreground. Bloody Angle was located between Pope's Hill and Quinn's Post on the Gallipoli Peninsula. It was in this location that John Simpson Kirkpatrick was fatally wounded in May 1915.