Going into action

Unit Australian Imperial Force
Place Europe: Belgium, Flanders, West-Vlaanderen, Ypres
Accession Number ART03329
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 47 x 60.6 cm; image: 47 x 60.6 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description watercolour with charcoal heightened with white on paper
Maker Power, H Septimus
Place made France
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

A 1st Australian Division Artillery battery moves into position through the mud, with mules and horses pulling an 18-pounder gun and half limber wagon. Two soldiers on foot are wearing cape groundsheets to guard against the wet.