ART23894

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ID number ART23894
Title Scene in Halfaya Pass
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made North Africa: Western Desert, Libya
Date made March 1942
Medium oil on canvas on plywood
Measurement Overall: 38.8 x 43.0 cm; Frame: 54.0 x 59.3 cm

Description

Dargie noted, "Shortly after we had re-taken it [Halfaya Pass] from the Italians and Germans in January '42. Behind the knocked-out British tank can be seen one of the large guns, with French markings, which the Germans had mounted at the top of the Pass".