ART22768

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ID number ART22768
Title Spud barbers, HMAS Kapunda (Able Seaman Emmet Dwyer, Able Seaman John Coop, Cook Eli Landow and Able Seaman Robert Hall)
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Artist Hodgkinson, Roy
Place made Pacific Islands: Bismarck Archipelago, Bismarck Sea
Date made 1944
Medium coloured crayons on paper
Measurement Overall: 37.9 x 39.6 cm

Description

Although routine orders forbid the peeling of potatoes, this has to be done in forward areas owing to the rough handling of potatoes in transit. Drawing done in the waist of H.M.A.S Kapunda during anti-submarine patrol. l-r: B3654 Able Seaman Emmet Joseph Orchard Dwyer, PM5102 Able Seaman John Walter Coop, S7452 Cook Eli Arthur Landow, PM5983 Able Seaman Robert Victor Hall, all Royal Australian Naval Reserves, Bismarck Sea.