On the Thailand Railway, 2
|Title||On the Thailand Railway, 2|
|Medium||oil on canvas|
|Measurement||overall: 96 x 112 cm|
A group of three emaciated naked prisoners are shown walking away from the river whilst working on the Burma Thailand Railway. Trestles and support bridgeworks are visible in the background. The Burma-Thailand railway was constructed by the Japanese using prisoner of war (POW) labour over the period September 1942 to October 1943.
This work also forms part of a triptych titled 'A triptych of suffering' together with the works 'On the Thailand Railway, 1' (ART22930) and 'Defeat, Singapore' (ART22927)Hide