ID number ART02822
Title Tiberias
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Lambert, George (Artist)
Place made Ottoman Empire: Palestine, North Palestine, Lake Tiberias, Tiberias
Date made 1919
Medium oil on wood panel
Measurement framed: 25 x 40 cm; unframed: 15 x 30.5 cm
On display Main building: First World War Gallery: Sinai Palestine 1917

Description

Depicts a landscape of fields with stone walls in front of a town with a mosque and white flat-topped buildings. Lake Tiberias (the Sea of Gallilee) and hills are seen in the background. Tiberias, on the west coast of the sea of Gallilee, was captured on 25 September 1918 by Major Macpherson of the 8th Light Horse Regiment.