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ID number ART22723
Title Bomb damage, 19 February 1942
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Hodgkinson, Roy (Artist)
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Darwin
Date made 1942
Medium gouache, crayon on paper
Measurement overall: 50 x 55.9 cm


The 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.