Allfree, Geoffrey S, 1889-1918 :[The evacuation of Suvla Bay. The burning of a million pounds worth of stores; last lighter coming away as dawn broke] 1915.
- Allfree, Geoffrey Stephen, 1889-1918
A huge explosion and fire seen across the water, with a ship sailing away
The title of this work, written in a later hand on the reverse, has been transcribed, possibly from a discarded mount, as 'The evacuation of Salonika'. However Salonika (Thessaloniki, in North Greece) was not evacuated in 1915, and the other watercolours by Allfree show scenes at Gallipoli. It seems likely that the original title read Suvla, not Salonika
Other Titles - Salonika (former title)
Inscriptions: Recto - Title in pencil in a later hand. Possibly transcribed from a mount, now removed.
Quantity: 1 watercolour(s).
Physical Description: Watercolour, 10 x 14 ins
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- 1 watercolour(s), Works of art, Watercolour, 10 x 14 ins
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