Admiralty House
ID numberART30086
Collection typeArt
TitleAdmiralty House
MeasurementOverall: 22 x 52.8 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHerbert, Harold
Place madeNorth Africa: Western Desert, Western Desert (Egypt), Mersa Matruh
Date made1941
Physical descriptionwatercolour over pencil heightened with white on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
Description"The road to the sea-front, Mersa Matruh". Admiralty House on left, a destroyer in the harbour. The destroyer made trips from Tobruch, landing wounded for the Mersa Matruh hospital or for train transport to Alexandria. Sometimes she went through to Alexandria, calling at Mersa Matruh for fuel, or to load stores for Tobruch'.