Haifa Wharf
ID numberART30281
Collection typeArt
TitleHaifa Wharf
Measurementsheet: 31.5 x 48.5 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHerbert, Harold
Place madeBritish Mandate of Palestine
Date made1941
Physical descriptioncoloured and grey pencil on wove paper
CopyrightCopyright expired - public domain
DescriptionDepicts camouflaged desert trailers that carry generators in Port Haifa, then Palestine, now Israel. In the middle foreground are the soldiers in charge of equipment. Drawn as part of the Syrian Campaign series. The campaign involved Australian troops, mostly from the 7th Division, fighting alongside allied troops against the Vichy French in Syria and Lebanon.