UN bunker OP54, Golan Heights

Place Middle East: Israel
Accession Number ART90366
Collection type Art
Measurement Overall: 35.7 x 43.2 cm
Object type Work on paper
Physical description pencil on paper
Maker Gittoes, George Noel
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Bundeena
Date made 2 January 1994
Conflict Period 1990-1999

Item copyright: AWM Licensed copyright


Depicts a United Nations stone bunker, OP 54, in the Golan Heights, Israel. The bunker is set into the rocky landscape and terrain of this region . Gittoes travelled to Western Sahara, Egypt, Israel, Jordon, Lebanon and Syria from January to March 1994 to cover peacekeeping activities and operations in these countries. This work relates to Australian peacekeepers involved in UN Truce Supervision Operations (UNTSO).

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