Brown, Ion G., b 1943? :The battle of Chunuk Bair, 8 August 1915. The sesquicentennial gift to the nation from the New Zealand Defence Force... / I. G. Brown, Major, Army artist. [Wellington, New Zealand Defence Force?, 1990]
The Wellington Battalion of the New Zealand Infantry Brigade in close combat with Turkish forces on Chunuk Bair ridge, with the cliffs of Gallipoli and the Dardanelles Straits beyond them. Based on an oil (232 x 116 mm) held in Parliament, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the landing of Anzac troops at Gallipoli.
On 8 August, the Anzac forces gained Chunuk Bair ridge, but by the morning of 10 August, a counter-attack by Turkish forces led by Mustafa Kemel, drove the Allies back.
Work was commissioned by the New Zealand Defence Department.
Reproduction number 200 of 300 copies. This copy had been a presentation copy to Dr Chidgey, the vendor's late husband. Possibly published on Anzac Day (25th April) 1990.
Quantity: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s).
Physical Description: Photolithograph, 424 x 800 mm (sight)
Provenance: Purchase: Mrs P. M. Chidgey, Lower Hutt, 14 April 1999
Use/Reproduction: For reproduction of the photolithograph, for non-commercial purposes, contact the Alexander Turnbull Library. Copyright: New Zealand Defence Department
Access restrictions: Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format: 1 colour photo-mechanical print(s), Works of art, Photolithographs, Photolithograph, 424 x 800 mm (sight)See original record
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