Sketchbook of France, 1916-1918

Accession Number ART93359
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 18.4 x 25.8 x 12 cm
Object type Sketchbook
Physical description watercolour, ink and wash on paper
Maker Kearton, William Frederick
Place made France
Date made c. 1916 - 1918
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Cloth-covered sketchbook with elastic closure. Comprises of 26 pages; 11 blank leaves. Cover bears the text "1st Army Troopers Company Engineers, A. I. F." William Frederick Keaton enlisted at the age of 21 in August 1915 and embarked from Sydney on 11 March 1916. He listed his trade at the time of enlistment as a draughtsman and the artistic merit of his sketches testifies to his drawing facility.