ART03605.003.004

Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial licensed copyright,

ID number ART03605.003.004
Title Near Brighton Military Camp
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Benson, George
Place made Australia: Victoria
Date made 9 October 1914
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 7 x 12.3 cm

Description

Depicts the coastline and beach at Brighton Military Camp, Victoria, including windswept ti-trees, grassy foreshore and cloud filled sky. Pontville was the site of a military training camp. The Brighton Military Camp was established in 1914 and is now the major military training facility in Tasmania. Brighton is located 27km north of Hobart.