Major Zeki Bey
ID numberART02868
Collection typeArt
TitleMajor Zeki Bey
Measurementsheet: 30.6 x 23.3 cm; image: 28.2 x 19.8 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerLambert, George
Place madeOttoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date made28 February 1919
Physical descriptionpencil on cartridge paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
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.