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Bronze sculpture; 2008; 2008_232_1

Bronze sculpture; 2008; 2008_232_1
Name/Title
Bronze sculpture
About this object
Modern bronze sculpture of the 'Silent Soldiers' series entitled 'Man with a Donkey'. This is a famous image of the ANZAC story of 'Simpson and his donkey'. Simpson (John 'Jack' Simpson Kirkpatric) was a stretcher bearer at Gallipoli, and used a donkey to evacuate wounded soldiers from the battlefield until he was killed on 19 May 1915.
Date Made
2008
Medium and Materials
bronze
Measurements
24cm length x 17cm width x 15cm depth
Subject and Association Description
statuette ANZAC
Credit Line
Museum
Object Type
Sculpture
Object number
2008_232_1

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2008
ANZAC
bronze
commemorative
sculpture
series
'Silent Soldiers'


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