ID number ART22155
Title Troops bathing, Lake Eacham, Queensland
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Dargie, William
Place made Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Atherton Tableland, Atherton, Lake Eacham
Date made 1943
Medium oil on canvas
Measurement overall: 39.4 x 46 cm; frame: 55.8 x 62.4 cm

Description

Troops based near Townsville would travel to Lake Eacham for some recreation and relaxation on the weekends. This was a popular area for socialisation and a jetty and swimming raft were build in this area.