Not titled [Soldier with a rifle

Accession Number ART03605.011.001
Collection type Art
Title Not titled [Soldier with a rifle
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 16.8 x 10.5 cm
Object types Drawing
Maker Benson, George
Date made April 1915
Copyright AWM Licensed copyright

Sketch on a leaf torn from a small sketchpad, depicting a naval officer sitting atop a bollard, his legs bent up towards his hips and his rifle poised as if on guard. This is one of a series of sketches Benson made while aboard the SS Minnewaska, travelling from Alexandria, Egypt, to Lemnos Island.

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