ID number ART22413
Title Air sea rescue is not confined to open water
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Maker Hodgkinson, Roy (Artist)
Place made New Guinea
Date made 1944
Medium oil on canvas on hardboard
Measurement overall: 39.2 x 45.8 cm; frame: 53.5 x 58 cm


This painting depicts a "spotter" plane dropping a message to a RAAF Air Sea Rescue Launch carrying out a rescue in an inland Papuan river. A plant with colourful red flowers appears down the right edge of the composition.