|Measurement||sheet: 30.4 x 18.4 cm (irreg.); image: 21.4 x 16.7 cm|
|Object type||Work on paper|
|Physical description||pencil on paper|
|Place made||English Channel|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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A merry Christmas on board the SS "Bloody Lydia"
Depicts a sketch of a Light Horseman Lieutenant Crossby-Brown wearing a life jacket and slouch hat on board the channel troop ship SS "Bloody Lidia" at night during rough weather in the English Channel, en route from Southampton to France, as part of the long journey that Lambert made from London to Alexandria beginning 28 December 1917, to work as an Australian official war artist in Palestine.