not titled [soldiers creating souvenirs]

Place Europe: France
Accession Number ART03192.008
Collection type Art
Measurement sheet: 17.7 x 25.3 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description pencil, pen and ink on paper
Maker Meldrum, J B
Place made France
Date made c.1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Three soldiers are kneeling down, each making their own souvenirs to take away from the Mametz Wood. In the background are shattered tree stumps and in the foreground are some empty bomb shells. One man is heating a piece of wood, the second is chiseling and the third is possibly painting.

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