ID numberART22413
Collection typeArt
TitleAir sea rescue is not confined to open water
Measurementoverall: 39.2 x 45.8 cm; frame: 53.5 x 58 cm
Object typePainting
MakerHodgkinson, Roy
Place madeNew Guinea
Date made1944
Physical descriptionoil on canvas on hardboard
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionThis 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.