Clearing the junction of the Beirut-Aley, and Beirut-Damascus roads of snow under the direction of RE
ID numberART26960
Collection typeArt
TitleClearing the junction of the Beirut-Aley, and Beirut-Damascus roads of snow under the direction of RE
Measurementoverall: 40.6 x 56.6 cm; frame: 53.2 x 68.6 cm
Object typePainting
MakerDargie, William
Place madeSyria
Date made5 January 1942
Physical descriptionoil on canvas
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionAn exceptional fall of snow throughout the Lebanon dislocated transport for several days. Here is seen locals under the direction of Australian Army Engineers, clearing the snow from the junction of the Beirut - Aley, Beirut - Damascus roads, Syria, 1942.