Mosques and minarets, Damascus
|Title||Mosques and minarets, Damascus|
|Maker||Herbert, Harold (Artist)|
|Medium||pencil on wove paper|
|Measurement||overall: 45.4 x 30.2 cm (sight)|
Depicts mosques in Damascus, after the city was taken from the Vichy French by Allied forces. The Battle of Damascus was the final conflict in the Syria-Lebanon campaign, and ended on the 21 June 1941. This drawing is part of a series produced about the Syria Campaign of 1941. The campaign involved Australian troops, mostly from the 7th Division, fighting alongside allied troops against the Vichy French in Syria and Lebanon.