2nd Division Infantry attack

Accession Number ART90085
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 66.6 x 160.4 x 9.3 cm
Object type Sculpture
Physical description plaster, green patina
Maker Butler-George, May
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1924
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright


This is the original plaster cast of one of four bronze bas-relief panels commissioned from Butler-George for the base of the pedestal of the Mont St. Quentin Memorial in France in 1918. It depicts an attack by the 2nd Division Infantry. A bronze version of the panel, cast in 1996, is installed in the Western Courtyard of the Australian War Memorial sculpture garden.