Group of Dutch servicemen
ID numberART22350
Collection typeArt
TitleGroup of Dutch servicemen
Measurementoverall: 91.4 x 76.2 cm
Object typePainting
MakerDargie, William
Place madeAustralia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date madeMarch 1943
Physical descriptionoil on canvas
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionDepicts an unidentified airman, sailor and soldier of the Netherlands East Indies Forces. Note that while the sailor and air force officer appear to be Europeans, the soldier of the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army (KNIL) is clearly Indonesian, and carries the traditional Klewang, or cutlass, in his left hand.