Desolate plantations, Balikpapan
|Title||Desolate plantations, Balikpapan|
|Maker||Friend, Donald (Artist)|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney|
|Medium||oil on canvas|
|Measurement||overall: 46.4 cm x 61.3 cm; framed: 62.7 cm x 78.3 cm|
Appointed an official war artist in 1945, Friend served in Labuan, Morotai and Balikpapan in Borneo between 23 May and 10 September. The work depicts a war-ravaged landscape at Balikpapan.