ART22054

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ID number ART22054
Title The long voyage home
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made Mozambique: Mozambique channel
Date made April - May 1942
Medium charcoal on paper
Measurement overall: 49.9 x 66.8 cm

Description

Dargie noted, "All the boredom of life on a troopship destined for a long voyage. With nothing to do, and one tropical day so much like another, there is plenty of opportunity to sling one's hammock in the sun and yawn and drowse the days away".