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ID number ART22249
Title Guns on Ack-Ack Hill, Pt Moresby
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Dargie, William (Artist)
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby
Date made September 1942
Medium oil on canvas on hardboard
Measurement overall: 39.4 x 42.8 cm
On display Main building: Aircraft Hall: Main Hall


This painting shows the position of two 3.7 inch anti-aircraft guns on Ack Ack Hill. Men wearing shorts and tin helmets stand next the guns, while 44-gallon drums have been used to fortify the area.