[Train halted on tracks]; verso: Travelling at night

Accession Number ART93170.011
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 26.0 x 37.6 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description pencil on paper
Maker Streeton, Arthur
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Amiens
Date made May 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Sketch of a train that has been halted on tracks with a person standing next to the train. Traveller's are looking from the train. To the left is an incline with telegraph lines. The verso sketch is of a train travelling across the horizon with explosions visible in the background This sketchbook is from Streeton's first official war artist commission to France 14 May-13 August 1918 where he worked mainly around the Somme battlefields.

Purchased with the assistance of the Australian Government through the National Cultural Heritage Account, 2007