ID number ART19796.022
Title [landscape with cathedral and spire]; verso: [1st Australian Division AIFcross]
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Longstaff, Will
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Amiens Harbonnieres Area, Glisy
Date made 1918
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement Sheet: 25.2 x 36.8 cm

Description

recto: A pencil study of a French village containing a church and spire in the landscape. verso: an AIF memorial featuring a celtic cross with 1st Australian Division AIF inscribed onto the bars of the cross, below it is set into the ground and a memorial plaque is inscribed 'In Memory of the Officers NCO's and men of the 1st Australian Division who fell in the taking of Pozieres July 1916'.