Images from Shrine of Remembrance Light Horse exhibition
Commemorating 100 years since the Battle of Beersheba, The Light Horse: Australians in the Middle East explores the myths and realities of the legendary Australian light horsemen.
Exhibition Dates: 20 October 2017 to 20 October 2018
Where: Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne
On the march c February 1918 Palestine, Ottoman Empire photographer Frank Hurley (1885-1962) Reproduced courtesy of the Australian War Memorial B01619
Soldier in plumed hat 15 November 1961 by Sidney Nolan (1917–1992) Textile dye on coated paper On loan courtesy of the Australian War Memorial ART91392
Portland Jimmy February 1919 Rafa, Sinai, Egypt photographer Frank Hurley (1885–1962) Assistant Director Veterinary Services, Anzac Mounted Division, Lieutenant Colonel John Kendall, of Shepparton, Victoria poses with his beloved steed ‘Portland Jimmy’. Reproduced courtesy of the Australian War Memorial B00890
Desert March 2011 By Susan McMinn (b. 1958) Oil, charcoal, India Ink, acrylic, sand on canvas Reproduced courtesy of Susan McMinn