|Measurement||Framed: 46.9 cm x 53.8 cm x 3.4 cm; Unframed: 30.8 cm x 37.4 cm x .2 cm|
|Physical description||oil on artist's board|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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HMAS Sydney in action against Italian cruisers
HMAS Sydney steaming past the crippled Bartolomeo Colleoni in chase of Italian cruiser Giovanni Dalle Bande Nere (out of sight), HMS Hyperion is approaching to rescue survivors and finally sink the wreck; probably Cape Spada, in background, off the Island of Crete, Mediterranean Sea.