HAWTHORN, VIC, C. 1941. STUDIO PORTRAIT OF LIEUTENANT (LT) GEORGE COURTNEY BENSON (1886-1960) IN ...

Unit Citizen Military Forces
Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne
Accession Number P01705.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Pegg Clarke
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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Description

HAWTHORN, VIC, C. 1941. STUDIO PORTRAIT OF LIEUTENANT (LT) GEORGE COURTNEY BENSON (1886-1960) IN MILITARY UNIFORM. AN OFFICIAL WAR ARTIST DURING WW1, LT BENSON JOINED THE CITIZEN MILITARY FORCES (CMF) IN 1940 AND WORKED FROM THEN UNTIL 1943 IN PAINTING CAMOUFLAGE. (DONOR: V. SPEEDY)