ID number ART22085
Title Kwaipomata Point - Tiger Moth, repaired by 15 RSU taking off from the beach
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made New Guinea
Date made December 1942
Medium watercolour on paper
Measurement Overall: 27.9 x 38.1 cm


An aircraft is taking off from the beach. Dargie noted, "After the plane had been repaired by 15 Repair and Salvage Unit, Royal Australian Air Force, the pilot got into the plane in a very bad temper, asserting that all who were there to witness it, were expecting him to crash".