The Turkish monument, erected on the 'Nek' shortly after the evacuation in honour of those who ...

Accession Number P03631.228
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Glass Paget plate half plate
Maker Wilkins, George Hubert
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli), Nek (Gallipoli)
Date made 1919
Conflict Period 1910-1919
First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

The Turkish monument, erected on the 'Nek' shortly after the evacuation in honour of those who fell in the severe fighting around this area. Note the thigh bone in the foreground and scattered skeletel remains to the left. Photograph taken on the Gallipoli Peninsula under the direction of Captain C E W Bean of The Australian Historical Mission, during the months of February and March, 1919. This image is a colour Paget Plate. The same image is available in black and white and is held at G01743.