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Canon 350D

Australia War Memorial

Image of the statue in Canberra
The World As We See It , or as we missed it. Group, April 2012
Country Bumpkin Group, April 2012


  • Evita
    Evitaover 2 years ago

    Simpson and his donkey 1915 by Peter Corlett 1988

    John Simpson Kirkpatrick enlisted in the 3rd Australian Field Ambulance as Private Simpson on August 25th 1914.
    He took part in the landing in Gallipoli in August 25th 1915 and became famous among Australians for his bravery and compassion.
    Under continual shell fire he used a donkey to carry water up Shrapnel Gully, and to bring wounded man down to the beach on Anzac Cove from the firing line on the ridges above.
    After less than four weeks in action he was fatally wounded on May 19th 1915.
    Although he was known on Gallipoli by a variety of nicknames, most of the soldiers who witness his bravery knew him as the man with the donkey, without ever learning his name.

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynover 2 years ago


  • Thank you so much Guendalyn !!!! xoxoxoxox ☺♥

    – Evita

  • Evita
    Evitaover 2 years ago

  • Evita
    Evitaover 2 years ago

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1over 2 years ago


  • Thank you Cheryl !!!! ☺♥

    – Evita

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsover 2 years ago

    Love the soft tones and gentle color! Great image!

  • Thank you very much Pamela !!! ☺♥

    – Evita

  • RickDavis
    RickDavisover 2 years ago

    Hi Evita,,,I love the way you have presented this photo of the statue. It is very vintage which fits the time period.


  • Thank you so much Rick for your great feedback… I’m so happy ypu enjoy it !!! xx☺♥

    – Evita

  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyover 2 years ago

    Such a great shot

  • Thank you very much !!! ☺♥

    – Evita

  • Anne Gitto
    Anne Gittoover 2 years ago

    Very interesting work.

  • Thank you Anne !!! ☺♥

    – Evita

  • John44
    John44over 2 years ago

    dear Evita
    A little less contact as we used to have (I am just released from prison)
    I say: Good details all the way through, nice composition and light

  • Thank you kindly John…(Ohhh.. get one with you…stop pulling my leg LOL) !!! ☺♥

    – Evita

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