ID numberART09097
Collection typeArt
TitleAdmiral Sir George Patey
Measurementframed: 92.4 cm x 80.7 cm x 10.5 cm;Overall - Conservation: 924 mm x 807 mm x 105 mm x 15 kg
Object typePainting
MakerPower, H Septimus
Place madeUnited Kingdom: England
Date made1925
Physical descriptionoil on canvas
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionAdmiral Sir George Edwin Patey, KCMG, KCVO, was the first Commander of Australian Fleet, from his arrival in 1913 until 1915. In his flagship, the battle-cruiser HMAS Australia, he was in charge of naval operations during the seizure of German New Guinea by the hurriedly-raised Australian Navy and Military Expeditionary Force shortly after the outbreak of war in 1914.