Bomb damage, 19 February 1942
ID numberART22723
Collection typeArt
TitleBomb damage, 19 February 1942
Measurementoverall: 50 x 55.9 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHodgkinson, Roy
Place madeAustralia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Date made1942
Physical descriptiongouache, crayon on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionThe wreckage of the Post Office and Post Master's house in Darwin. The damage was caused through bombing by the Japanese on 19 February 1942. The postmaster and his daughter along with other post office employees were killed in the blast.