ID number ART22087
Title Rescue launch of RAAF Marine Section in Cheshunt Bay
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Dargie, William
Place made New Guinea
Date made December 1942
Medium watercolour on paper
Measurement Overall: 31.8 x 38.1 cm

Description

A view onto the Auro River in New Guinea, showing an RAAF salvage launch. A young New Guinea boy is pictured in the foregrond. 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).