SS Minnewaska, Alexandria

Collection ID ART03605.011.002
Collection type Art
Title SS Minnewaska, Alexandria
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; iamge: 16.5 x 10.5 cm
Object type Drawing
Maker Benson, George
Place made Egypt: Alexandria
Date made 01 April 1915
Copyright AWM Licensed copyright

Sketch 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.

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