ART23862

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ID number ART23862
Title 2/4th Battalion Position, Heraklion, Crete
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made Greece: Crete, Heraklion
Date made 1941
Medium oil on board
Measurement 40 x 45.4 cm

Description

Depicts a landscape view over the sea at Heraklion, Crete from the 2/4th Battalion positions, looking towards Iraklion and Alikarnissos. William Dargie was appointed official war artist in 1941, serving in the Middle East, Burma, India and New Guinea.