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ART90159

Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial licensed copyright,

ID number ART90159
Title The forgotten war
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 8 cm

Description

For twenty years prior to the Welcome Home in 1987, the majority of Veterans felt that they had been forgotten by the rest of the Australian people. Two 'identity discs' made from printing plates are beneath the photo etching. The work comments on the enduring impact of the war experience on soldiers and their families.