Not titled [Soldier with a rifle]
ID numberART03605.011.001
Collection typeArt
TitleNot titled [Soldier with a rifle]
Measurementbacking sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 16.8 x 10.5 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerBenson, George
Place madeAt sea
Date madeApril 1915
Physical descriptionpencil on paper
CopyrightAWM Licensed copyright
DescriptionSketch on a leaf torn from a small sketchpad, depicting a naval officer sitting atop a bollard, his legs bent up towards his hips and his rifle poised as if on guard. This is one of a series of sketches Benson made while aboard the SS Minnewaska, travelling from Alexandria, Egypt, to Lemnos Island.