ART26960

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ID number ART26960
Title Clearing the junction of the Beirut-Aley, and Beirut-Damascus roads of snow under the direction of RE
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made Syria
Date made 5 January 1942
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement overall: 40.6 x 56.6 cm; frame: 53.2 x 68.6 cm

Description

An 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.