The Law!

Unit Police
Accession Number ART03605.009.003
Collection type Art
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 19.2 x 20.2 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description graphite on paper
Place made Egypt: Cairo
Date made c. 1914-1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright


Sketch on a leaf torn from a small sketchpad, depicting an Egyptian policeman standing with one arm by his side, fist clenched, and the other crossed behind his back. He leans to his right, his left leg half bent. The artist has titled the sketch 'The Law!'. Underneath, inscribed on the scrapbook leaf, is 'A policeman'.

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