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c1943. Colour and process lithograph, 74.3 x 49cm. Repaired slight tears and creases, foxing. Linen-backed.

Text continues “SR5.C.”

Held in AWM, with the comments “The photograph featured was taken for the Department of Information by photographer George Silk in 1941. It is of three Australian servicemen in Alexandria after their evacuation from Crete along with 15,000 other Allied troops.”

New Zealand-born George Silk (1916-2004) was a highly respected photojournalist and worked for Life magazine for 30 years. During WWII he was a combat cameraman for the Australian government, covering action in the Middle East, North Africa and Greece. Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL177-61

Price (AUD): $1,950.00  Other currencies

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