|Measurement||backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 16 x 10.5 cm|
|Physical description||pencil and watercolour on paper|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright
A Turkish deserter
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.