Hill 60 and Achi Baba with transports

Accession Number ART03605.012.002
Collection type Art
Title Hill 60 and Achi Baba with transports
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; iamge: 7.5 x 12.5 cm
Object types Drawing
Maker Benson, George
Date made 25 April 1915
Copyright AWM Licensed copyright

Sketch on a leaf torn from a small sketchpad, depicting vessels in the Aegean Sea on April 25, 1915, the day of the Gallipoli landings. Benson indicates points of reference, Hill 600 and Achi Baba, with transport vessels. He also notes that this is one of two sketches on this leaf that were made just before he landed on April 25th.