ID numberART21707
Collection typeArt
TitleWill the batmen have batmen, Alice Springs
MeasurementOverall: 36.4 x 44.6 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHodgkinson, Roy
Place madeAustralia
Date made1942
Physical descriptionblack and sanguine crayon with with coloured washes heightened with white on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionDepicts two unidentified men sitting on the ground, one washing articles of clothing in a bowl. Hodgkinson's title references a semi-humorous take on the term batman, a British military officer's orderly, and the Australian service's inclination to clean and wash for oneself.