SS Minnewaska
ID numberART03605.011.003
Collection typeArt
TitleSS Minnewaska
Measurementimage: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; backing sheet: 16.5 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 profile portrait of a soldier with glasses wearing his slouch hat, holding up his rifle. This is one of a series of sketches Benson made while aboard the SS Minnewaska, travelling from Alexandria to Lemnos Island on Easter Saturday, 1915.