ID numberART22886
Collection typeArt
TitleSoldiers and natives with outrigger
MeasurementOverall: 46.4 x 61.6 cm
Object typePainting
MakerFriend, Donald
Place madeAustralia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made1945-1946
Physical descriptionoil with pen and ink on canvas
CopyrightCopyright expired - public domain
DescriptionLabels: ' Soldiers and natives with outrigger 1945 by Donald Friend (22886) ' etched on label along bottom front of frame; ' AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL '; ' 11 JUNE 1948 ' stamped on back of frame; ' CASE NO. 8 / PLACE 4 ' typed on paper label on back of frame; ' FRAME No 353 ' stamped and inscribed on back of canvas. Remarks: Enlisted in June 1942. Served as gunner in a labour battalion and briefly in army intelligence. March 1945 - official war artist appointment, between 23 May and 10 Sep 1945 served in Labuan, Morotai and Balikpapan. ' 620 ' ; ' 8 ' [circled]; ' 24" ' inscribed on back of frame; ' 317/8 ' inscribed on side of frame. File Part 1 title 'Soldiers & natives with Outrigger", 17 Jan 1946. Date received suggests work may have been done in Sydney.