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ID number ART03605.011.003
Title SS Minnewaska
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Benson, George (Artist)
Place made At sea
Date made April 1915
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement image: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; backing sheet: 16.5 x 10.5 cm


Sketch 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.