Not titled [Reconnaissance sketch]
ID numberART03605.033.001
Collection typeArt
TitleNot titled [Reconnaissance sketch]
Measurementbacking sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 21.2 x 26.5 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerBenson, George
Date madec. 1917
Physical descriptionpencil on paper
CopyrightAWM Licensed copyright
DescriptionReconnaissance sketch delineating Le Barque, Ligny-Thilloy, Gueudecourt and Beaulencourt in relation to Lark Hill and Needle Trench.The villages of Le Barque and Thilloy were fortifications part of a German reserve line, and were used by the Germans as a delying position during the retreat to the Hindenberg Line.