The mess, HMAS Kanimbla
|Title||The mess, HMAS Kanimbla|
|Place made||Persian Gulf|
|Date made||6 February 2002|
|Medium||pencil on paper|
|Measurement||overall: 28.3 x 38.2 cm|
Sketch of ten heads of soldiers eating and relaxing in the Mess on the RAN ship HMAS Kanimbla in the North Persian Gulf. The heads are in various states of completion. Peter Churcher recalled, "This drawing was done down in the Mess at dinner time. Everyone was eating fast and moving all the time so I just took quick sketches of individual heads and groups as they ate".