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ART90158

Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial licensed copyright,

ID number ART90158
Title The card game
Collection Art
Object type Print
Artist McDuff, Jennifer
Place made Australia: Tasmania, Launceston
Date made 1992
Medium photo-etching on paper with zinc etching plate and leather
Measurement image: 8 x 10 cm

Description

Barry John McDuff and daughter Catherine playing cards. Two 'identity discs' made from printing plates are beneath the photo etching. The work is commenting on the relationship of the Veteran with his family and the familiarity of Veterans with card games, gambling and similar activities, reflecting the enduring impact of the Vietnam war experience on soldiers and their families.