ID number ART26200
Title Preliminary monochrome sketch for No 238 [ART22251]
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Atherton Tableland, Atherton
Date made May - June 1943
Medium pen, ink and wash on paper adhered to paper
Measurement Overall: 22.3 x 24.2 cm


This is a preparatory study for the final painting '2/32 Battalion holding German counter-attack, El Alamein, 31 October 1942' [ART22251]'. The sketch is adhered to a large piece of paper that has study notes, indicating the number of soldiers at each position and the type of weaponry used.