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ID number ART21686
Title Air Picquet (Gunner K Thompson)
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Hodgkinson, Roy (Artist)
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Date made 1942
Medium sanguine conte crayon on paper
Measurement overall: 41.5 x 52.8 cm


The 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.