A Turkish deserter

Accession Number ART03605.012.001
Collection type Art
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 16 x 10.5 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description pencil and watercolour on paper
Date made 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

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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.

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