Near Brighton Military Camp

Accession Number ART03605.003.004
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: Victoria
Date made 9 October 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright

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.

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