A collection of shells collected from Anzac Beach that failed to explode upon hitting the water. In the centre is a 11 inch shell from the German battle cruiser Goeben, beside which are two 4.2 ...
ID numberP05227.010
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Film copy negative
MakerBruce, Robert
Place madeOttoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Date madeAugust 1915
DescriptionA collection of shells collected from Anzac Beach that failed to explode upon hitting the water. In the centre is a 11 inch shell from the German battle cruiser Goeben, beside which are two 4.2 inch shells fired from the Turkish gun known as 'Beachy Bill' and two smaller 12 pounders. In front are a variety of Turkish and Allied ammunition cartridges.