Mosque at Aleppo

Place Middle East: Syria, North Syria, Aleppo
Accession Number ART00074
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 18.5 cm x 31.5 cm
Object type Print
Physical description etching on paper
Maker Barker, David Crothers
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1918-19
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Etching showing a front view of a mosque at Aleppo in Syria. An impression of this work was exhibited at the artist's 1920 solo exhibition at the Gayfield Shaw Gallery, Sydney as 'Monastery at Aleppo'. Aleppo was the most northern city occupied by the Allied forces (after the Turks abandoned the town on 26 October, 1918) and was Chauvel's headquarters, where the northern most Australian Imperial Forces Brigade Headquarters were situated in 1918.

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