ART03605.012.002

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ID number ART03605.012.002
Title Hill 600 and Achi Baba with transports
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Benson, George (Artist)
Date made 1914 - 1918
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; iamge: 7.5 x 12.5 cm

Description

Sketch 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.