The man with the donkey

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Accession Number ART19795
Collection type Art
Measurement overall: 67.5 x 32 x 44.5 cm
Object type Sculpture
Physical description bronze
Location Main Bld: First World War Gallery: The Anzac Story: Gallipoli: Fighting To The Stalemate
Maker Bowles, Leslie
Gregory, E J
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1941
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Soldier mounted on donkey and assisted by 202 Private John Simpson Kirkpatrick (known as Simpson or 'the man with the donkey') 3rd Fd Amb, to reach an aid post (in this work Simpson is wearing a forage cap instead of a slouch hat). This edition was cast in bronze in 1950 by EJ Gregory, Melbourne. The plaster cast was made in Melbourne in 1941.