A Voice from Anzac

Accession Number ARTV05746
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 37.8 x 32.8 cm
Object type Poster
Physical description lithograph on card
Maker The Herald & Weekly Times
The Herald & Weekly Times
Place made Australia
Date made c 1927
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Poster depicting two ghost like soldiers, seated at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli, their backs to the sea. The poster was reproduced as a souvenir in the 'Herald', Melbourne, on Anzac Day, 1927. Will Dyson was the first Australian official war artist to visit the front during the First World War, travelling to France in December 1916, remaining there until May 1917, making records of the Australian involvement in the war. He was formally appointed as an official war artist, attached to the AIF, in May 1917, working in France and London throughout the war. His commission was terminated in March 1920.