2nd Australian Tunnelling Company subway

Accession Number ART03455
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 15.2 x 22.9 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description ink on paper
Maker Stone, Alexander
Place made France
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

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An illustration depicting an entrance to a tunnel being built by the 2nd Australian Tunnelling Company, that was meant to lead the allies to Ostend, Belgium on the North Sea. Soldiers are being led into the tunnel by a member of the Tunnelling Company and mining and tunnelling equipment is around the entrance. The names of towns en route to the North Sea have been inscribed on the illustration.