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Eight sketches of the Balkan War
Other titles:
Sketches from the Russo Turkish War
circa 1877
Media category
Materials used
pencil, wash

67.5 x 48.8 cm overall:

a - Troups landing Constantinople; 12.7 x 20.5 cm

b - Deyak's tomb. Buda Pest; 12.7 x 19.8 cm

c - A Montenegrin boy offering his services to fight; 12.5 x 20 cm

d - Distributing clothing to Bosnian refugees; 12.6 x 20 cm

e - Our artist and Mr Boyd searching for wounded; 12.3 x 19.8 cm

f - Soldiers on the road to Stefan; 12.2 x 20.1 cm

g - Calling for the Reserve - Belgrade; 17 x 22.5 cm

h - Turkish Fugitives; 17.5 x 22.8 cm

Accession number
Not on display
Further information

In the letter accompanying this donation (38/1880) it is noted that these sketches were done 'by the special artist of "The Graphic"'

Bibliography (1)

Elizabeth Gertsakis, Beyond Missolonghi, Melbourne, 1994, 19 (illus), 22. four of the eight illustrated: "Distributing clothing to Bosnian refugees; Turkish fugitives; Our artist and Mr Boyd searching for wounded; Calling for the Reserve - Belgrade".

Exhibition history (1)

Elizabeth Gertsakis: Beyond Missolonghi: