Poultry seller

Accession Number ART03605.006.002
Collection type Art
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 13 x 8.8 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description pencil on paper
Place made Egypt
Date made c. 1914 - 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

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Depicts an Egyptian man walking in profile, balancing a wire cage of poultry on his head with a turkey perched atop the cage. This is one of a series of drawings Benson did entitled 'Some Egyptian Types'.

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