Tiberias

Collection ID ART02822
Collection type Art
Title Tiberias
Measurement framed: 25 x 40 cm; unframed: 15 x 30.5 cm
Date made 1919
Place made Ottoman Empire: Palestine, North Palestine, Lake Tiberias, Tiberias
Object type Painting
Maker Lambert, George
Copyright AWM copyright

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.