Spud barbers, HMAS Kapunda (Able Seaman Emmet Dwyer, Able Seaman John Coop, Cook Eli Landow and Able Seaman Robert Hall)
ID numberART22768
Collection typeArt
TitleSpud barbers, HMAS Kapunda (Able Seaman Emmet Dwyer, Able Seaman John Coop, Cook Eli Landow and Able Seaman Robert Hall)
MeasurementOverall: 37.9 x 39.6 cm
Object typeDrawing
MakerHodgkinson, Roy
Place madePacific Islands: Bismarck Archipelago, Bismarck Sea
Date made1944
Physical descriptioncoloured crayons on paper
CopyrightAWM copyright
DescriptionAlthough 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.