Transporting a new airplane engine from salvage launch to shore by means of native Lakatoi - crashed plane in distance
|Title||Transporting a new airplane engine from salvage launch to shore by means of native Lakatoi - crashed plane in distance|
|Place made||New Guinea|
|Date made||December 1942|
|Medium||pencil on paper|
|Measurement||Overall: 44 x 59 cm|
Papuans are shown assisting moving a new aeroplane engine on a vessel for transportation. This was intended as a pencil study for a larger painting. This work was created when Dargie spent 16 days in December 1942 with the 15 Repair and Salvage Unit (RSU), Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).