ID numberART03605.034.001
Collection typeArt
TitleSouth African Labour Corps
Measurementbacking sheet: 45.8 x 28.8 cm; image: 22 x 21.4 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerBenson, George
Date made1917
Physical descriptionpencil on paper
CopyrightAWM Licensed copyright
DescriptionDepicts a member of the South African Labour Corps, holding a pitchfork. He wears an oversized Army coat and wide-brimmed hat, with large shoes at the end of skinny legs. The South African Labour force were employed in France early 1917, a base being established in the northern region of Arques-la-Bataille.