ID number ART30040
Title Mughar Village
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Herbert, Harold (Artist)
Date made 1941
Medium watercolour over pencil heightened with white on paper
Measurement Overall: 37.2 x 50.8 cm

Description

Depicts five soldiers outside of the town of Mughar, Palestine. Three of the soldiers in the foreground are standing under pencil pines sketching, while two in he middle ground are simply looking. The scene is situated near an orange grove. Within his Syria Campaign series, Herbert produced a sub-group of military camps. The campaign involved Australian troops, mostly from the 7th Division, fighting alongside allied troops against the Vichy French in Syria and Lebanon.