HMAS Sydney and HMAS Brisbane at HMAS Stirling WA, 19/11/90 enroute to the Gulf

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Accession Number ART29486
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 39.4 x 54.6 cm
Object type Drawing
Physical description oil pastel with pencil on blue paper
Maker Norton, Lynne
Place made Australia: Western Australia
Date made 1990
Conflict Gulf War, 1990-1991
Period 1990-1999
Copyright

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright

Description

Depicts two vessels, HMAS Sydney and HMAS Brisbane, a guided missile frigate and a destroyer , alongside the wharf at shore station HMAS Stirling, Western Australia, on their way to the Middle East , at the beginning of the First Gulf War. An unidentified naval vessel (a tug) is beside the ships. Lynne Norton is the daughter of Second World War and Korea official artist, Frank Norton.