|Measurement||overall: 316 x 166 x 100 cm|
|Physical description||figure: fibreglass with fabric uniform and metal and hessian helmet; background: brown-toned photograph on canvas on [board]; modelling: fibreglass with wood, wire and metal objects|
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Man in the mud
A figure of an Australian soldier sitting in the mud with his head in his hands in the Western Front during the First World War. This life sized diorama was commissioned to highlight the harsh conditions the soldiers endured.