ART03605.004.001

Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial licensed copyright

ID number ART03605.004.001
Title HMAS Melbourne coming into Albany, WA
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Benson, George (Artist)
Place made Australia: Western Australia
Date made 26 October 1914
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 7.3 x 12.2 cm

Description

Depicts the HMAS 'Melbourne' coming into the harbour at Albany, Western Australia. A number of smaller ships are also entering the harbour behind HMAS 'Melbourne'. Inscription to the right side of the sketch: "Left Albany with the fleet of 42 Transports on 1st November, beside the 'Melbourne'. There were the 'Sydney', 'Minataur' and a Jap destroyer."