One of the faithful, a pilgrim from Mecca

Place Africa: Egypt
Accession Number ART03605.006.003
Collection type Art
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 12.2 x 8.8 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description pencil on paper
Place made Egypt
Date made c. 1914 - 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Depicts an Egyptian man, wearing a long robe, with a cloth draped over his right shoulder, wearing a cap on his head and carrying a stick or staff. This is one of a series of drawings Benson did entitled 'Some Egyptian Types'.

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