ART21721

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ID number ART21721
Title A soldier and his doover (Private Charles Dury)
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Hodgkinson, Roy (Artist)
Place made New Guinea
Date made 1944
Medium charcoal with coloured crayons heightened with white on paper
Measurement Overall: 46 x 34.4 cm

Description

Portrait depicting Private Charles T Dury VX48227, driver to Brigadier Whitehead, Commanding Officer of the 26th Australian Infantry Brigade. Private Dury is standing in front of his 'doover', an improvised tent or shelter, made from any materials available.