Map of the Dardanelles published by HEC Robinson, Castlereagh Street Sydney c. 1916

Historical note: 

Wildly distributed in NSW and collected by desperate relatives of soldiers, this map shows the site of the initial Australian and New Zealand landings near Ari Burnu, British and French landings at the tip around Cape Helles, and the later British landings at Suvla Bay in August. 

Materials: 
paper
Category: 
Souvenirs and ephemera
Themes: 
Gallipoli
Conflict: 
First World War
Story: 
Anzac landing
Production Date: 
1916

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