ART21726

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ID number ART21726
Title 'Come 'Ngetit', Finschhafen
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Hodgkinson, Roy (Artist)
Place made New Guinea
Date made 1944
Medium crayons with coloured washes and pen and blue ink heightened with white on paper
Measurement Overall: 50.5 x 37.5 cm

Description

The stoves are standard mobile kitchen equipment. The cook is seen shouting "Come and get if or I'll chuck it out!" In the sawn-off 40 gallon drumon the left may be seen the empty tins of the ration from which the meal has been prepared. The unit is a 9th Australian Division one in the Finschhafen area, New Guinea.c