Behind Topkapi Palace, Istanbul

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Constantinople
Accession Number ART29521
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 29.6 x 41.8 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description fibre-tipped pen and wash on paper
Maker Pugh, Clifton
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Constantinople
Date made 1990
Conflict Period 1990-1999
First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Depicts a house behind Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey. Topkapi Palace is renowned for its opulence and was the residence and administration centre for the Ottoman Empire. Pugh was appointed official war artist for the 75th Anniversary of the Gallipoli landing at Anzac Cove in 1990.