ART22073

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ID number ART22073
Title Two soldiers resting on the Track, Owen Stanley Range
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made New Guinea
Date made 1942
Medium watercolour, charcoal and crayon on watercolour board
Measurement overall: 55.4 x 39.1 cm

Description

Sketch of two Australian soldiers taking a break from walking on the Owen Stanley track [Kokoda Trail]. Dargie noted this was, "Drawn when A.I.F. troops of the 7th Division were moving up at the opening of our attack which drove the Japanese back over the Owen Stanleys".