Alfredton, Victoria, Australia 1880 – London, England 1938
With the tunnellers near Nieuport.
London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper lithograph, printed in black ink, from one stone Support: white textured laid Arnold unbleached paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark on lower edge, 'UNBLEACHED ARNOLD'.
Will Dyson, perhaps more than any other Australian artist, shaped the popular image of the Australian soldier of the First World War. He was the first official war artist to be appointed, and the longest serving. Dyson's drawings depict the experiences of front-line soldiers.
Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra