ID numberART22005
Collection typeArt
TitleWriting home
MeasurementOverall: 33 x 38.1 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerDargie, William
Place madeEgypt: Cairo
Date made20 November 1941
Physical descriptionpencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionAn Australian soldier sits on a crate and is writing a letter. He is wearing a tin helmet and his kit and rifle are next to him. A second Australian soldier sits in the background holding his rifle. Dargie noted of this work, "An important part of a soldier's life, second only to receiving letters from home".