Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial licensed copyright
|Place made||Australia: Tasmania, Launceston|
|Medium||photo-etching on paper with zinc etching plate and leather|
|Measurement||image: 9.5 x 10 cm|
Profile mask of Barry John McDuff with medals, an armoured personnel carrier and a rooster in the background. 'Making tracks' is a colloquialism for 'time to go', 'to get ready or make preparations' for a state of living that became synonymous with the preparations for war. This work comments on the enduring impact of the Vietnam war experience on the soldiers and their families.