ID numberART22376
Collection typeArt
TitleBofors Gun on the hilltop
Measurementoverall: 39 cm x 42.2 cm; framed: 57.5 cm x 61.3 cm x 2.9 cm
Object typePainting
MakerDargie, William
Place madeNew Guinea
Date made1942
Physical descriptionoil on hardboard
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionTwo soldiers standing on the ridge of a hilltop in New Guinea. A Bofors Gun is beside them, while storm clouds fill the sky above. Dargie noted, "Manned by Americans. One of the smaller ack-ack guns which finally discouraged low flying Zeros which came over to straf".