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ID number ART30080
Title The town, Mersa Matruh
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Herbert, Harold
Place made Egypt
Date made 1941
Medium watercolour on paper
Measurement Overall: 30.2 x 49 cm


The town - The colourless town of Mersa Matruh from the hills on the outskirts near the railway yards. With the exception of a few renovated buildings, villas etc, the town is a mass of crumbling ruins and dust'.