Off Tasmanian coast

Accession Number ART03605.003.003
Collection type Art
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 7 x 12.3 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description pencil on paper
Place made Australia: Tasmania
Date made 23 September 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright

Description

Depicts the ocean off the Tasmanian coast, with a mountainous coastline and cloud-filled sky. The inscription below the sketch describes the weather as being "awful round the West Coast". The artist also indicates that due to the inclement weather, the troopship didn't arrive in Hobart until Saturday evening, having set sail for Tasmania on Wednesday 23 September.

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