Major Zeki Bey

Places
Accession Number ART02868
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 30.6 x 23.3 cm; image: 28.2 x 19.8 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description pencil on cartridge paper
Maker Lambert, George
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made 28 February 1919
Conflict Period 1910-1919
First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Depicts a portrait of Major Zeki Bey, Commander of a Turkish Regiment, who was a Turkish officer lent by the Ottoman General Staff to the Australian Historical Mission to Gallipoli in 1919, to provide information of the campaign from the Turkish side. He had been at Gallipoli for much of the Anzac occupation and was able to give first-hand accounts.