ID number ART22055
Title The Air Force comes on board at Tewfik
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made Egypt
Date made April 1942
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 39.4 x 49.5 cm

Description

Pencil sketch, intended as a preparatory sketch for a later painting, of men from the Royal Air Force boarding the transport vesesl, HT Felix Roussel. Darige noted, "Carrying their gear & with their tropical helmets on their backs the Air Force personnel, which we transported from Tewfik to Aden, come up the forward gangplank & mingle with the Australians, one of whom can be seen to the right of the sketch".