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1917 (Matania original prints)
The Sinking of 'Ballarat' 1917 (original cover page The Sphere 1917) (Print)

The Sinking of 'Ballarat' 1917  (original cover page The Sphere 1917) (Print) by 1917 (Matania original prints) at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: MataniaSp12May17 (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Fortunino Matania (biography)
Medium: Lithograph print on Paper
Size: 9" x 15" (240mm x 380mm)
Date: 1917

This is a print.

This is the printed cover page from The Sphere dated May 12th 1917 and is taken from Matania's personal archives.

The scene depicts the Ballarat on April 25th 1917 homeward bound with a large number of Australian troops on board when she was torpedoed by a German submarine. The troops lined up in order to man the lifeboats.

This image is featured in the book The Art of Fortunino Matania: catalogue of original art & prints as FIG 187.

Price:  40.00
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1917 (Matania original prints)

1917 (Matania original prints)