ART02830

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ID number ART02830
Title The road to Aleppo
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Lambert, George
Place made Syria: North Syria, Aleppo
Date made c. 22 March 1919
Medium oil with pencil on wood panel
Measurement framed: 33 x 37.4 cm; unframed: 13.4 x 17.6 cm

Description

Depicts figures including an Arab on horseback, progressing along a road leading to buildings. There are hills in the background. Aleppo was the most northern city occupied by the Allied forces and was Chauvel's headquarters, where the northern most Australian Imperial Forces Brigade Headquarters were situated in 1918.