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ID number ART22221
Title Signing of the Syrian Armistice, Acre, 12 July 1941
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Dargie, William
Place made French Mandate for Syria and Lebanon: Syria
Date made 1941
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement overall: 56 x 75.2 cm


Depicts a group of officers at a table signing the Syrian Armistice at Acre in Palestine, 1941. General Wilson, the commander of British Troops in Palestine and Transjordan is seen at centre, with bald head. General John Lavarack, Commander of the Australian Corps is seen at extreme right of picture. General de Verdilhac, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Vichy French Army in Syria, General Catroux from the Free French Army and de Gaulle's deputy in the Levant (not identified) are in the painting. The campaign took place in Syria.