Brigadier General John Royston

Accession Number ART06359
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 94 x 94 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on canvas
Maker Taylor, Daphne
Place made South Africa
Date made 1924
Conflict Period 1920-1929
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 Brigadier General John Robinson Royston, CGM, DSO, a South African who had served against the Zulus and in the South African War, where he was closely associated with Australian contingents. Attached to the A.I.F in 1916 he commanded the 12th Light Horse Regiment and later the 2nd and 3rd Light Horse Brigades in operations at Romani, Magdhaba, Rafa and Gaza.