ID numberART03605.034.002
Collection typeArt
Title17 Below
Measurementbacking sheet: 45.8 x 28.8 cm; image: 21.3 x 26.4 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerBenson, George
Date made1917
Physical descriptioncharcoal, black ink, Chinese white and watercolour on paper
CopyrightAWM Licensed copyright
DescriptionDepicts a serviceman dressed in cold weather gear. A blue, black and white background is suggestive of inclement weather. His lined vest, head scarf underneath his tin helmet and big gloves seem insufficient for "17 below" as he grimaces from the extreme cold.