Prisoners of war

Place Europe: Germany
Accession Number ART12592
Collection type Art
Measurement overall: 48.6 x 44.7 x 16.9 cm
Object type Sculpture
Physical description bronze
Maker Gilbert, Charles Webster 'Web'
Bowles, Leslie
Gregory, E J
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1922
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Depicts three German First World War soldiers, prisoners of war, one wearing forage cap and carrying gas mask, others wearing protective (tin) helmets, central one carrying bread bag for field rations, all disarmed (not wearing webbing). Bronze cast 1937, Melbourne; plaster cast 1922, Melbourne.