ID numberART30299
Collection typeArt
TitleArmistice Convention
Measurementoverall: 18.9 x 29.7 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHerbert, Harold
Place madeBritish Mandate of Palestine: Palestine, Acre
Date madeJuly 1941
Physical descriptionpencil on paper
CopyrightCopyright expired - public domain
DescriptionThe sketch depicts several groups of uniformed soldiers standing in the courtyard at Smith Barracks in Acre, Palestine (now 'Akko, Israel). Herbert was appointed official war artist in February 1941. He noted that during his commission 'I sketched first of all in the camp areas in Palestine, then went back to the desert and the coast at Mersa Matruh' (broadcast by H.B. Herbert, 29 March 1942; see file: 206/002/003 03).