ID numberART22086
Collection typeArt
TitleTransporting a new airplane engine from salvage launch to shore by means of native Lakatoi - crashed plane in distance
MeasurementOverall: 44 x 59 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerDargie, William
Place madeNew Guinea
Date madeDecember 1942
Physical descriptionpencil on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionPapuans 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).