ID number ART24036
Title Sea-front at Kalamata
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made Greece: Peloponnese, Kalamata
Date made 1945
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 27.8 cm x 40.6 cm; Image: 19.5 cm x 32.5 cm

Description

Kalamata was one of the evacuation beaches at the withdrawal of British Forces from Greece in April 1941. On the night of April 26-27th nearly 9,000 troops, including the 16th and 17th Australian Infantry Brigades, were embarked from this beach.