Lieutenant Colonel Robert Christie

Accession Number ART00099
Collection type Art
Measurement framed: 77.5 x 66.5 cm; unframed: 61 x 51 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Bell, George
Place made Belgium: Wallonie, Namur, Dinant
Date made 1919
Conflict Period 1910-1919
First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Depicts a portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Robert Christie (1883-1957) , DSO and BAR, Commanding 51st battalion, at Villers- Bretonneux and later Air Commander, RAAF, wearing a slouch hat. He served with the 5th Light Horse Regiment in 1914 and with the 51st battalion in 1916, the year he was appointed Major. He returned to Australia in July 1919.