HMAS Sydney in action against Italian cruisers

Accession Number ART30095
Collection type Art
Measurement Framed: 46.9 cm x 53.8 cm x 3.4 cm; Unframed: 30.8 cm x 37.4 cm x .2 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on artist's board
Maker Norton, Frank
Date made 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


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.