The Soudan

Place Africa: South Africa
Accession Number ART25050
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 71.1 cm x 101.6 cm; Framed: 89 cm x 120 cm x 3.5 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Dargie, William
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1946
Conflict Period 1940-1949
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

Depicting Lord Worseley, Commander-in-Chief, bidding farewell to the Australian Infantry at Souakim. Painted from a sketch by Mr. Walter Paget, Special Artist for the Illustrated London News and published in the aforementioned Journal of 11th July 1885. Painted for inclusion in the 1946 AWM Christmas Book but not used, Melbourne, 1946.

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