Displays

Current displays

AW Savage, Photographs of the Third Australian General Hospital at Lemnos, Egypt & Brighton (Eng.)

Lemnos 1915: Then and Now

Venue:
Level 1, Macquarie Street building

On display 24 February – 24 May 2015

Lemnos 1915: Then & Now combines images of contemporary Lemnos with eyewitness photographs taken in 1915 to reveal a unique perspective.
 
Lemnos was pivotal in Australia’s First World War campaign. The island acted as a port on the way to and from Gallipoli, providing a hospital for the wounded and a rest from the terrors of war.
 
In 2011 Cheryl Ward and Bernard de Broglio visited the Greek island. Using the sketch maps from 1915-6 and contemporary satellite images, they were able to match photographs in the State Library’s First World War collection to their exact location.

Caption:
Sisters Lines after a Storm
1915–16: AW Savage
2011: Cheryl Ward and Bernard de Broglio
AW Savage, Photographs of the Third Australian General Hospital at Lemnos, Egypt & Brighton (Eng.)

NSW Government/100 years of ANZAC, Lemnos 1915 WW1 Centenary Commemoration, Greek Consulate, Greek festival of Sydney

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