ID number ART22567
Title Weekend Hostel for Servicewomen (Black Rock)
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Craig, Sybil (Artist)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1945
Medium watercolour over pencil on paper
Measurement Overall: 25.4 x 35.6 cm

Description

This hostel was loaned by the Country Women's Association of Victoria for the duration of the war. For the first three years evacuees from Singapore
and Hong Kong (eleven mothers and twenty children) were in residence, and then later used exclusively by girls of the Services and the Land Army, in conjunction with the Y.M.C.A, Black Rock, Victoria.