Air Picquet (Gunner K Thompson)
ID numberART21686
Collection typeArt
TitleAir Picquet (Gunner K Thompson)
Measurementoverall: 41.5 x 52.8 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHodgkinson, Roy
Place madeAustralia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Date made1942
Physical descriptionsanguine conte crayon on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionThe subject of this drawing is 261617 Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth William Thompson, ED. Thompson died on 5 November 2001 aged 77 years (BS). Royal Australian Artillery, 14 Anti Aircraft Battery; Gunner K Thompson. It depicts him seated and holding a pair of binoculars, while a cockatoo with outstretched wings rests on his knee.