ID number ART22777
Title HMAS Napier entering Colombo graving dock
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Hodgkinson, Roy (Artist)
Place made Ceylon: Colombo
Date made 1945
Medium coloured crayons with watercolour heightened with white on paper
Measurement Overall: 29.3 x 44.2 cm (sight)

Description

Showing HMAS Napier entering the dock from a bottom scraping etc., after returning from the Arakan. The natives, Sinhalan, Tamil's etc., employed around the dock, are seen tending the securing lines prior to the pumping out of the docking. The First Lieutenant is shown standing supervising the docking. In the background is the pumping station, Colombo, Ceylon.