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ID number ART03605.012.001
Title A Turkish deserter
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Benson, George (Artist)
Date made 1915
Medium pencil and watercolour on paper
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 16 x 10.5 cm


Sketch on a leaf torn from a small sketchpad, depicting a Turkish deserter sitting cross-legged in profile. The artist indicates that he was cross-examined on board the SS Minnewaska. There are notations indicating that his coat is dark blue and the collar made of goat's hair.