ART30073

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ID number ART30073
Title Advanced Field Dressing Station, near Damour, Syria
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Herbert, Harold
Place made Syria
Date made 1941
Medium watercolour over pencil heightened with white on paper
Measurement sheet: 37.8 x 53.8 cm

Description

Depicts an advanced field dressing station near Damour (which is near Beirut and now located in Lebanon) during the Syrian Campaign. The Syrian Campaign involved Australian troops, mostly from the 7th Division, fighting alongside allied troops against the Vichy French in Syria and Lebanon.