ID number ART19796.013
Title [Salvage dump, Glisy]; verso: [Four men seated at table]
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Longstaff, Will (Artist)
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area, Glisy
Date made 1918; 23 July 1918
Medium pencil, carbon pencil and blue wash on paper
Measurement Sheet: 25.2 x 36.8 cm

Description

Men load a cart in the background, four trees in the mid ground and stacks of shells, crates and barrels are lined up in stacks along the front of the composition. Verso: Depicts a tent tied at either end to tree trunks. Four men , two in Australian army uniform enjoy a drink while seated at a makeshift table and chairs made from found objects. From the artist's sketchbook covering the campaign on the Western Front during July - November 1918.