ID number ART21717
Title Delousing captured Japanese equipment (Lieutenant James Baldwin
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Hodgkinson, Roy
Date made 1944
Medium charcoal with sanguine conte crayon, coloured washes, heightened with white on paper
Measurement Overall: 41.5 x 53 cm

Description

Royal Australian Engineers, 2nd Australian Corps Headquarters; VX48750 Lieutenant James Baldwin, RAE; Japanese explosives including: two 70 mm artillery shells (white noses), one 50 mm mortar bomb, a 75mm smoke shell, a 75mm armour piercing shell, an 82 mm mortar bomb, and a small land mine hanging on the tent pole, as well as a 90 mm mortar bomb Lt Baldwin is holding