ID number ART22886
Title Soldiers and natives with outrigger
Collection Art
Object type Painting
Artist Friend, Donald
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made 1945-1946
Medium oil with pen and ink on canvas
Measurement Overall: 46.4 x 61.6 cm

Description

Labels: ' 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.