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ID number ART22202
Title Benghazi
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Hele, Ivor (Artist)
Place made North Africa: Western Desert, Libya
Date made 1941
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement Overall: 56.3 x 76 cm


The westernmost place of any size captured by the 6th Australian Division in it's advance through the Western Desert, and 360 miles from Australia's first battlefield of the campaign at Bardin.