ART03605.011.005

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ID number ART03605.011.005
Title Suvla Bay
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Benson, George (Artist)
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Suvla Bay Area
Date made 22 April 1915
Medium pencil on graph paper
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 8.5 x 26.5 cm

Description

A rough pencil sketch on a piece of graph paper, depicting Suvla Bay. Inscription on scrapbook leaf below image: 'First section of a reconnaissance drawing made from the deck of the HMS Queen on Thursday 22 April, 1915, showing Cape Nibrunesi and Suvla Bay. The whole panorama extended from Nibrunesi to Cape Helles'.