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ART90116

Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial,
Creative Commons License This image is licensed under CC BY-NC

ID number ART90116
Title Macka McLean, signaller
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Gittoes, George
Places made
  • Australia: New South Wales;
  • Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Bundeena;
Date made 30 May 1993
Medium pencil on paper
Measurement overall: 62 x 44 cm
On display Main building: Peacekeeping & Recent Conflicts Gallery: PK/RC room

Description

Depicts a portrait of Macka McLean, a signaller with the Australian peacekeepers, United Nations Transitional Authority (UNTAC) in Cambodia in 1993. He is depicted surrounded by the signalling and communications equipment he operated at the base CT6. A CT was a one or two man outpost where Australian signallers supplied the vital communications links for the various nationalities working in the United Nations team of UNTAC.