ID number ART03605.033.001
Title Not titled [Reconnaissance sketch]
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Benson, George (Artist)
Date made c. 1917
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 21.2 x 26.5 cm

Description

Reconnaissance 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.