Scene in Halfaya Pass

Place Africa: North Africa, Libya
Accession Number ART23894
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 38.8 x 43.0 cm; Frame: 54.0 x 59.3 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas on plywood
Maker Dargie, William
Place made North Africa: Libya
Date made March 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Dargie noted, "Shortly after we had re-taken it [Halfaya Pass] from the Italians and Germans in January '42. Behind the knocked-out British tank can be seen one of the large guns, with French markings, which the Germans had mounted at the top of the Pass".