[Gallipoli figures in battle]

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Accession Number ART91321
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 52.2 x 63.8 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description textile dye on coated paper
Maker Nolan, Sidney
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 9 June 1962
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

Two Gallipoli figures in combat, partly immersed in sea water. The artist stated (interview 13 April 1978) that these figures partly represented classical figures wrestling giants, e.g. Hercules and Antaeus, or Homeric heroes in battle.