Flying Officer Richard Overhue
ID numberART21689
Collection typeArt
TitleFlying Officer Richard Overhue
MeasurementOverall: 41.8 x 52.8 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHodgkinson, Roy
Place madeAustralia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Date made1942
Physical descriptioncrayon with coloured washes and with sanguine conte crayon on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionPortrait depicting Flying Officer Richard F. Overhue, of the Royal Australian Air Force, relaxed, writing home in the Darwin bush outside his tent, with his feet propped on his improvised bathroom rigged on a pandamus palm. Flying Officer Overhue has carried out 26 bombardment missions on Timor, Dilli, Ambon and shipping in near waters in addition to numerous reconnaissance and patrol flights, Darwin.