The card game
Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial licensed copyright,
|Title||The card game|
|Place made||Australia: Tasmania, Launceston|
|Medium||photo-etching on paper with zinc etching plate and leather|
|Measurement||image: 8 x 10 cm|
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.