Hill 60 and Achi Baba with transports
ID numberART03605.012.002
Collection typeArt
TitleHill 60 and Achi Baba with transports
Measurementbacking sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; iamge: 7.5 x 12.5 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerBenson, George
Place madeOttoman Empire: Turkey
Date made25 April 1915
Physical descriptionpencil on paper
CopyrightAWM Licensed copyright
DescriptionSketch on a leaf torn from a small sketchpad, depicting vessels in the Aegean Sea on April 25, 1915, the day of the Gallipoli landings. Benson indicates points of reference, Hill 600 and Achi Baba, with transport vessels. He also notes that this is one of two sketches on this leaf that were made just before he landed on April 25th.