ID number ART21332
Title Sharpening circular saws
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made New Guinea: Aitape
Date made 1944
Medium watercolour on prepared artists board
Measurement Overall: 27.8 cm x 36.8 cm


A busy scene of men at work at Franby White's Sawmill in Aitape, New Guinea. Dargie noted, "Saws of all sizes need constant care in the tropics, so this workshop is always a busy place".