A Turkish deserter
ID numberART03605.012.001
Collection typeArt
TitleA Turkish deserter
Measurementbacking sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 16 x 10.5 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerBenson, George
Date made1915
Physical descriptionpencil and watercolour on paper
CopyrightAWM Licensed copyright
DescriptionSketch 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.