SS Minnewaska, Alexandria
ID numberART03605.011.002
Collection typeArt
TitleSS Minnewaska, Alexandria
Measurementbacking sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; iamge: 16.5 x 10.5 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerBenson, George
Place madeEgypt: Alexandria
Date madeApril 1915
Physical descriptionpencil on paper
CopyrightAWM Licensed copyright
DescriptionSketch on a leaf torn from a small sketchpad, depicting a naval officer aboard the SS Minnewaska travelling from Alexandria, Egypt, and Lemnos Island. Benson recounts that they left Alexandria on Easter Saturday, 10th April, and arrived at Lemnos Island the following morning. Verso: rough sketch of figures sitting either on the ground or on stools around a table.