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ID number ART03605.008.003
Title A Porter
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Benson, George (Artist)
Place made Egypt
Date made c. 1915
Medium pen and black ink on paper
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 24.2 x 16.2 cm


Depicts an elderly bearded man dressed in rags, barefoot, carrying an enormous crate on his back. The crate is supported by a rope wrapped around his forehead and his right arm, with his left arm hung by his side.