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With the tunnellers near Nieuport Theme: Patriotic Duty

Artist: Will DYSON
Birth/Death: 1880–1938

Title: With the tunnellers near Nieuport

Credit Line: Gift of the Australian War Memorial 1989

Will Dyson, perhaps more than any other Australian artist, shaped the popular image of the Australian soldier of the First World War. He was the first official war artist to be appointed, and the longest serving. Dyson's drawings depict the experiences of front-line soldiers.

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